ITOGON, Benguet – A 53-yeard labourer died after the motorcycle he was driving slammed into an electric post of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) along the shoulder of the road at Besang, Manganese, Ampucao, here, Tuesday night.
Chief Inspector Eugene Raymundo, chief of the Itogon Municipal Police Station, identified the fatality as Arthur Tilay Jose, 53, married, laborer, a native and resident of Pasiday, Ampucao, Itogon, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed the victim, who was allegedly under the influence of liquor, was driving a motorcycle without headlight when his motorcycle slammed into a BENECO post that was erected on the shoulder of the road in the place of incident.
The victim allegedly died on the spot and was brought to his house by his relatives for him to be given the necessary wake and burial.
By Dexter A. See