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Makati cop dies after being hit by a cargo truck

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 02:49 PM August 14, 2019
Makati cop dies after being hit by a cargo truck

Francis Rada Ecalner, 25, died after being run over by a cargo truck along northbound lane of South Superhighway. /Makati police station

MANILA, Philippines — A policeman, who is assigned at the Makati police community precinct-4, died after he was hit by a cargo truck in Pasay City Wednesday morning.

A report from Maj. Gideon Ines, Makati police Criminal Investigation Division chief, identified the victim as Patrolman Francis Rada Ecalner, 25.

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Initial investigation showed that Ecalner, on board his motorcycle, and the truck driven by John Paul Lansang, 24, were traversing along the northbound lane of South Superhighway at around 7 a.m. when the truck’s front left tire ran over the motorcycle, injuring Ecalner.

Members of Lifeline Rescue Ambulance rushed Ecalner to the Taguig-Pateros District Hospital where the victim later died.

Lansang and his vehicle were brought to the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) for investigation while he will face complaint of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and damage to property. /je

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