Bulacan town mayor killed in Clark road crash
CITY OF MALOLOS — Mayor Ricardo Silvestre of Marilao town in Bulacan province was killed in a road accident on Sunday afternoon (October 9), authorities said. He was 65.
Silvestre was in the back seat of his white Toyota Land Cruiser that was driven by Rodel Alcantara when they figured in the accident in Clark Freeport.
The mayor’s car had just exited the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and was entering the Freeport area when it rammed an electric post, said Special Agent Jose Evan Lee, desk officer at the Integrated Command Center of Clark Development Corporation (CDC).
Silvestre was also accompanied by his secretary, Karen Bonifacio, at the time of the accident.
Initial reports said the driver could have fallen asleep.
The three were taken to the Medical City Clark, where Silvestre passed away, according to Bulacan Gov. Daniel Fernando. INQ
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