BOKOD, Benguet – A 43-year old vegetable dealer died after she jumped off their Nueva-Vizcaya-bound truck that suffered trouble in its brak system at Upper Adonot, Ambuclao, here, Sunday afternoon.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as Doris Lasaten Gamotlong, 43, married, vegetable dealer and a resident of San Antonio North, Bambang, Nueva Viscaya.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim and his husband, Connel Cayat Gamotlong, 47, married, vegetable dealer, were on board their truck to deliver vegetables to Bambang, Nuevz Vizcaya when their vehicle suffered mechanical trouble in its brake system.
While her husband was maneuvering their vehicle, the victim allegedly jumped off from the vehicle that cased her body to bang on the concrete pavement resulting to her suffering from multiple head and body injuries.
The victim was immediately rushed to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) by concerned bystanders but she was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians due to fatal head and body injuries.
By Dexter A. See