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Man killed along federal highway in Maya Train work zone

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man died in a traffic accident early Monday morning along a section of federal highway. Preliminary reports say a private pickup truck was hit by the right side of a large dump truck.

The accident happened in a northern area of the Maya Train work zone when, according to reports, the driver of the pickup invaded the left lane and collided with the heavy work vehicle.

Paramedics were sent to the scene, however, it was only to confirm the death of the male driver who has been identified as Jesús N. Traffic was severely congested due to the collision, causing a road closure between Arco Vial and Avenida 28 de Julio while police investigated.