Woman Pinned to Death by Tricycle

A woman who was riding at the back of a passenger tricycle was pinned to death along the national highway of Barangay Malusay, Guilhungan City, Negros Oriental Tuesday.

Guilhungan City PNP identified the victim as Neolita Gomez, 47, married, resident of Barangay Binayonan, Guilhungan City.

Their passenger tricycle fell to the canal in the area, pinning her beneath. She sustained head and body injuries and was declared dead on arrival at the city district hospital.

Gomez was riding at the back of the tricycle while standing together with ten (10) other passengers.

The tricycle was driven by Ramon Cañedo, 29, married, of Barangay Basak, Guilhungan City.

He surrendered to police authorities after the incident.*(Cyrus M. Garde)