Father, son die in road mishap

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A father and son died in a road accident at the national highway in Barangay Tortosa, Manapla in Negros Occidental at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, February 27.

Killed were Francis Pangantihon, 23, a criminology student, and his farther, Francisco Pangantihon, 51, of Pangarap Village, Barangay 1, Victorias City, who were on board a motorcycle, Maj. Jaynick Bermudez, Manapla police chief, said.

Francis was driving the motorcycle when it hit a wing van parked on the side of the road, he said.

The Pangantihons, who were on their way home, were pronounced dead on arrival at the Kaayong Lawas Foundation Inc. hospital in Victorias city.

The owner of wing van, which was parked on the side of the road because it was out of order, was Andres Desa Jr. of Roxas City , Capiz, Bermudez said.*

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