Worker dies after tree falls on him due to ‘Tisoy’s winds
ORMOC CITY –– A 38-year-old construction worker died after branches of a tree fell on him due to strong winds brought by Typhoon “Tisoy” around 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
Police Major Alvin Shevert Machete, Police Station 1 chief, identified the victim as Joel Baledio, a resident of Barangay Boroc.
Machete, in a telephone interview, said the victim’s employer allowed him to go home early as strong winds brought by Tisoy started to batter the city.
While driving his motorcycle, branches of a Gemelina tree fell on Baledio.
The Ormoc Rescue Group brought him to the hospital but he was declared dead on arrival by the attending physicians.
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