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PDC woman killed after falling out of bed of moving truck

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Playa del Carmen Transit Police responded to the report of a couple who fell from the bed of a moving truck. On Wednesday night, the man and woman fell from the back of the truck when the driver accelerated to go up a ramp to the city’s overpass system.

Solidaridad Police located the woman’s body about half way up the ramp.

Both the man and woman riding in the back fell from the bed. The man was transferred to hospital in serious condition. The woman was killed. She was pronounced on scene by paramedics after falling face first onto the concrete.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. The truck was without a tailgate. The driver of the old cargo vehicle was arrested. Police have not said if charges will be laid.