By Glazyl Masculino
BACOLOD CITY – A member of Bantay Dagat in Calatrava, Negros Occidental died after his motorcycle allegedly hit a truck in Barangay Calampisawan on Saturday.
Police Maj. Rocky Desear, town police chief, identified the fatality as Hercules Diaz, 59, of Barangay Patun-an.
Desear said Diaz was driving his motorcycle and was tailing a trailer truck driven by Arnel Tumabini, 49, of Sagay City.
Diaz reportedly overtook the said truck loaded with sugarcane, and hit the left wheel of the vehicle.
He fell on his motorcycle and succumbed to head injuries.
Desear said that there was an initial settlement between the victim’s family and the truck driver.