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Elderly man dies after tourist van hits him in Bohol town

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 11:05 AM July 11, 2019

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol –– An elderly man was killed after a tourist van hit him as he was crossing the road at Barangay Tagbuane in Alburquerque town on Wednesday (July 10).

Samuel Barbon Dumagan, in his 70s, was trying to cross the busy road when a Toyota Coaster traveling from Tagbilaran to Loay town hit him about 12:30 p.m., according to Police Staff Sergeant Noel Monton of Alburquerque Police Station.

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Dumagan was rushed to the Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital in Tagbilaran but was declared dead on arrival.

The tourists were unhurt.

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Miguel Reyes, the driver of the tourist coaster, was also brought to the hospital because of hypertension.

Police were investigating the case.

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