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Woman killed as truck trailer falls on SUV in Batangas

/ 05:43 PM November 10, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna, Philippines — A woman died while a man was injured in a road accident involving a truck and a sports utility vehicle in Lipa City in Batangas province, police said.

The police on Sunday identified the fatality as a Gem Navarro.

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Navarro was aboard a Mitsubishi Montero driven by Orestes Orense, who remained in a hospital for treatment. It was not immediately clear how the two were related.

According to the Batangas police, the accident happened past midnight Saturday in Barangay Tambo.

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The SUV tried to overtake the trailer truck, driven by Arnel Alaban when the truck lost its control and veered off the highway.

The truck crashed into a post and its trailer got detached, falling over the SUV.

The police had arrested Alaban.

/atm

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