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Passenger killed in single-vehicle crash outside Puerto Aventuras

Puerto Aventuras, Q.R. — The passenger of a compact car was killed in a highway crash early Sunday morning outside Puerto Aventuras. National Guard were first on scene, locating the single-vehicle crash along the dark highway.

Inside the car was a man and woman. Responding paramedics pronounced the female passenger dead at the scene. The male driver identified as Javier “N”, was rushed to hospital from the 1:00 a.m. accident scene.

Speed is believed a factor in the crash after the driver, who was heading toward Tulum, lost control on a corner and slammed headlong into the concrete base of a highway sign.