Tuba, Benguet – A 24-year old farmer died while his companion was hurt after their vehicle suffered from mechanical trouble and fell off a 60-meter deep ravine at sitio Lab-ang, Poblacion, here, recently.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, identified the fatality as Julius Aguildo Bugnay, 24, single, farmer while ha namend the injured individual as Lando Tinol Magno, 32, single, farmer, and both residents of Cabuyao, Poblacion, Tuba, Benguet.
Initial police investigation showed that the duo were on board an owner-type vehicle which accidentally suffered from mechanical trouble that caused the vehicle to fall on the 60-meter deep ravine.
The two occupants of the vehicle were rushed to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) for medical treatment but Bugnay expired while undergoing medical treatment.
By Dexter A. See