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Man killed in Quezon highway accident

LUCENA CITY – A pedestrian was killed when a provincial bus run into him along Maharlika Highway in Tiaong town in Quezon province over the weekend.

A police report identified the victim as Amado Castro Perez III, 32. He was crossing the highway in Barangay (village) Lagalag around 10 p.m. Sunday when a JAC Liner bus hit him.

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The victim sustained head and body injuries and was brought to Peter Paul Hospital in nearby Candelaria town but died while undergoing treatment.

Authorities arrested bus driver Erny Alabata, who was detained at the local police jail.  /kga

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