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Felipe Carrillo Puerto woman killed in highway accident

Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Q.R. — A woman died on a Felipe Carrillo Puerto highway after being hit by a car. Two women were traveling on a small motorcycle when they were struck at an intersection.

One woman was killed and the second rushed to hospital in serious condition. The fatal hit happened in the town of Tabi. According to preliminary information, the car, a municipal taxi, hit the motorcycle carrying the two women after reporadly lingering in the intersection before entering the federal highway.

As the cab approached at highway speed, he came upon the bike in the intersection and was unable to avoid it. Witnesses stopped to help the women and call an ambulance. Paramedics pronounced one dead at the scene. The second woman was eventually transferred to Chetumal due to the extent of her injuries.