One dead af­ter mo­tor­cy­cle col­lides with truck in Ka­bankalan City

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A mo­tor­cy­clist was killed af­ter he col­lided with a truck Thurs­day af­ter­noon along Ka­bankalan-Mabi­nay Road in Barangay 9, Ka­bankalan City.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the fa­tal­ity as 42-yearold Nestor Cat­i­ban, a res­i­dent of Barangay Oringao in the said city. Ka­bankalan City Po­lice Sta­tion traf­fic in­ves­ti­ga­tors said Cat­i­ban was trav­el­ing south on his mo­tor­cy­cle when he at­tempted to over­take a truck driven by 57-year-old Este­band Aguedo. How­ever, Cat­i­ban re­port­edly mis­cal­cu­lated his clear­ance and ac­ci­den­tally struck the truck, caus­ing him to lose con­trol of his mo­tor­cy­cle, and crash­ing into a con­crete post and fall­ing into a canal.

Cat­i­ban was rushed to the city’s district hos­pi­tal, but was de­clared dead on ar­rival./

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