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2 dead after truck falls into Batangas ravine

/ 10:37 AM December 19, 2018
Truck falls into Batangas ravine

A truck fell off a cliff and killed two persons and injured 11 others in Nasugbu town, Batangas on Wednesday morning. Photo by Batangas PNP

SAN PEDRO CITY – Two men were killed while at least 11 others were injured after a truck fell off a cliff in Nasugbu, Batangas on Wednesday morning.

A report from the Batangas police office identified the fatalities as Steven Mendoza and Earl Bonan, sound system operators employed by the J.S. Mina Sound System.

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The police said the truck, an Isuzu closed van carrying sound system equipment, was traversing the national road in Barangay Natipuan when it fell off a cliff as it approached a sharp curve, around 6 a.m.

Police said there were 13 people on board including the driver, Rodrigo Gonzales, 58, from General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite.

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Responders rescued Gonzales and the other helpers but Mendoza and Bonan were pinned under the vehicle. It took them a while before the bodies were retrieved. MARICAR CINCO

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A truck fell off a cliff and killed two persons and injured 11 others in Nasugbu town, Batangas on Wednesday morning. Photo by Batangas PNP

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