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Police official, woman die in yet another highway mishap in South Cotabato

Local News • 17:38 PM Mon May 2, 2016
Roel Osano and Edwin Fernandez
The ill-fated Mitsubihshi Lancer driver by Insp. Mark Donald Mangune after it figured in anaccident in Tantangan, South Cotabato Monday May 2, 2016. (photo by Roel Osano)

KORONADAL CITY - A police official and a lady radiology technicianwere killed in yet another highway mishap along the national highway in South Cotabato before dawnMonday, police said.Police Inspector Rommel Hitalia, deputy police chief of Tantangan, South Cotabato, identified the victims as Inspector Donald Mangune, 29 of Cubao, Quezon City and assigned at the Sultan Kudarat Public Safety Battalion (SKPPSB), and a woman named Haivah Musali of Datu Paglas, Maguindanao.Both died on the spot. sand// Mangune is a graduate of Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA).Hitalia said another police officer, identified as PO3 John Caminian, 33, also of SK-PPSB, was injured and is recuperating at a hospital in Tacurong City.Police traffic investigation showed that the victims were on board a Silver Mitsubishi Lancer (ZFG-153), driven by Mangune, heading to Tacurong City from Koronadal, when one of its front tires exploded causing the car to turned turtle before hitting a lamp post and a coconut tree at 1:30 a.m.Supt. Jemuel Siason, SK-PPSB director, said the two police officers went to Koronadal City to meet with their PNPA classmates in a gathering.They were heading back home when the accident happened. sand// On Saturday afternoon, a pastor and a woman were killed instantly when the motorbike they were ridingcollided head-on with a speeding black Isuzu Dmax in Barangay Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City.

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