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School principal dead in Albay motorcycle crash

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 11:16 AM February 22, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY ––A 52-year-old public school principal died on Friday after a car sideswiped and dragged the motorcycle he was driving in Guinobatan town in Albay province, a police report said on Saturday.

Danilo Ortega was on board his motorcycle negotiating the Maharlika Highway in Barangay Travesia at 3:10 p.m. when a Suzuki Vitara car driven by a still-unidentified person overtook and sideswiped his vehicle, Police Captain Dexter Panganiban, Albay police spokesperson, said.

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The suspect’s car dragged Ortega’s motorcycle, which crashed at an Aluminum Fuso truck van parked on the road.

The suspect immediately fled.

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Ortega died while being taken to the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital here.

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