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Corpse meets accident on way to funeral in QC

/ 09:35 AM November 13, 2018

A dead man on the way to his funeral met an accident before dawn Tuesday when the hearse carrying his body rammed a dump truck in Quezon City.

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According to reports from Radyo Inquirer, the hearse driven by a Philip Iwarat, 42, was moving along Quezon Avenue before it accidentally hit the rear end of a dump truck.

Due to the impact, the cadaver, which was being delivered to a funeral home, broke through the coffin and crashed through the hearse’s windshield.  His head was seen outside the car, adjacent to the driver’s seat.

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The body had to be carried out on a stretcher and brought back to the morgue to change its wardrobe, which was ruined in the incident, a TV report said.

Both Iwarat and his attendant Anthony de Guzman, 38, sustained various injuries.  Authorities are investigating the accident and which party is liable for the mishap. /cbb

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