Hit-and-run kills old man

A 65-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run at Km. 11, Barangay Sasa in Buhangin District on Sunday afternoon.

According to the report, Florencio M. Noro, resident of Cabayugan 1, Km. 11, Sasa, was crossing the road when he was bumped by a Suzuki motorcycle. The driver then sped off instead of helping the victim.

Noro was brought to the Southern Philippines Medical Center for treatment but was declared dead on arrival.

Recovered from the scene was a black piece of the motorcycle with dragon design with the name Oscar. A full-faced helmet of the driver, as well as the speedometer, was also left behind at the scene.

The Sasa police are now conducting a follow-up operation to locate the driver of the motorcycle. By Lyra Diansay | JMC Intern

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