Teacher Killed by Speeding Truck

BADOC, Ilocos Norte – A public school teacher who apparently crossed the national highway to serve the Barangay and SK polls was killed when a speeding delivery truck allegedly bumped her early morning of Oct. 25, lawmen said.

Police identified the victim as Juanita Fagaragan, 52, and resident of Brgy. Mabusag Norte, this town.

Initial investigation showed that the victim, a teacher of Mabusag Norte Elementary School was on her way to school to serve in the polls after getting election paraphernalia.

Unluckily, she met her untimely death when the wayward truck sideswiped her.

The driver immediately surrendered to police authorities. He admitted that he lost control of the truck.

The victim was rushed to the Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital in Batac City but she was declared dead on arrival by government doctors. (edg.)