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4 die as truck rams motorcycle

Four persons, including two minors, died when a truck rammed the motorcycle they were riding in Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur, police reported.

Motorcycle driver Manny Cais, 33, died on the spot along with two of his backriders, Helen Tingoha, and an 11-year-old girl, according to a report from the Zamboanga Peninsula regional police.

The third backrider, a 14-year-old boy, was brought to a local clinic but expired while undergoing treatment.

The incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, along the provincial road in Barangay Dimaya Proper.

Jamalius Fernandez was driving the Mitsubishi Fuso truck (CAY-9938) from Tabina to Aurora, when it collided head-on with the motorcycle, which was coming from Margosatubig, police said.

Fernandez is now under police custody while the truck is impounded for further investigation.

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