Senior Citizen Killed in Mishap

A senior citizen was killed when he was hit by unidentified vehicle which sped away around 9:30 p.m. Saturday in Barangay Masaplod Norte in Dauin town, Negros Oriental.

Dauin police identified the victim as Barsiliso Tuayon Alagao, 72, single, of Purok 5, Masaplod Norte, Dauin, Negros Oriental.

Witnesses PablitoTacay, 52, of Barangay Masaplod Norte, Dauin and Pedro Engreso and Madilyn Jane Villanueva, both of Zamboaguita, Negros Oriental said that Alagao was a victim of hit-and-run by a multicab running towards east direction. The victim was crossing the road.

He sustained multiple injuries in the body and was rushed to Dauin Municipal Health Center, but was declared dead on arrival by Dra. Melpha Yee, Municipal Health Officer.

Dauin PNP is conducting follow up operation against the supect.*(CMG)