TABUK CITY, Kalinga September 25 – A disabled senior citizen died after he accidental slipped in his workplace and hit his head on the concrete part of an irrigation canal at Purok 5, Bulanao, here, Thursday.
Senior Superintendent Brent Majaco, provincial director of the Kalinga Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as Fredo Calimuso, single, native of Batal, Santiago, Isabela, and a resident of Purok 2, Bulanao, Tabuk City, Kalinga.
The employers of the victim informed probers that he was about to start his work for the day when he accidentally slipped and banged his head on the concrete part of an irrigation canal before falling on the water.
The victim was immediately rescued by emergency responders and rushed to a local hospital but he was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians due to fatal head injuries.
The victim’s body was turned over to his employers for him to be given a descent wake and burial.
By Dexter A. See