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2 dead in car-truck collision


BY DANNY ESTACIO


STA. ROSA CITY, Laguna – Two people died when the car they were riding collided with a truck Saturday morning along national highway in Barangay Macabling in this city.

Sta. Rosa City Police identified the fatalities as Joshua James Zamora Olivares, 24, of Anahaw Homes Subdivision, Barangay Dita; and Alyza Mae Salud.

The driver of the truck, Cornelio Huerno, 30, a resident of Camarines Sur, was unhurt.

According to police report, Olivares and Salud were riding a Hyundai Accent (DAJ 2893) on their way to Biñan City, while the truck (EVF-499) driven by Huerno was heading to Balibago-Santa Rosa road when the accident happened at about 1:25 a.m.

The car allegedly overtook a tricycle before it collided with the truck coming from the opposite lane.

Salud died on the spot while Olivares was declared dead on arrival at the City Medic Hospital. (Danny Estacio)

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