Dump truck driver dies in freak accident

SARRAT, Ilocos Norte, April 5—Edwin Banao, 40, of Brgy.Callaguip,  Batac City, died in the hospital after he was pinned inside his dump truck that accidentally rammed a residential house at Brgy. 5, this town this noon.

Police said the victim allegedly suffered hypertension while driving along a downward road.

The truck went wayward and rammed the house owned by the Racela family.

Some family members, who were then watching a TV show, were slightly injured and declared out of danger.(GA)