Ex-cop killed in road accident

BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, Sept. 7–Retired policeman Romeo Galit, 64, perished in a road accident along the national highway at Brgy. Malasin, this town.

A police report said the victim expired at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital in Batac while he was being treated for several serious body injuries.

Investigation showed that the victim was driving his motorcycle in a sharp curve when a trailer truck coming from the opposite direction allegedly sideswiped him.

The truck driver Nelson Palpallatoc of Gonzaga, Cagayan, surrendered to the police to face the appropriate charges against him. (tri-media report)