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Driver killed when metal guardrail impales car near Akumal

Akumal, Q.R. — Paramedics pronounced a woman on scene Tuesday afternoon after she crashed her car into a metal guard rail. The woman, who was traveling with a passenger, was killed instantly when the highway guardrail went through the front of her vehicle.

Police and paramedics responded to the highway accident that happened near the community of Akumal. When authorities arrived, they found the metal rail had penetrated the front engine compartment of the car, pushing it into the cabin of the vehicle, killing the female driver.

Firemen were requested to remove the woman from the twisted metal. Her unidentified passenger was taken to hospital with minor injuries. The car was reported to be from the state of Morelos.