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Woman dies after being struck by Cancun combi

Cancun, Q.R. — An 81-year-old woman has died after being struck by a public combi van on a Cancun street.

The accident happened in Region 92 around 7:00 a.m. when the driver from the Transporte Terrestre del Estado (TTE) van hit her while she was crossing the street.

The woman has been identified as Maria Gloria. She was rushed to the General Hospital of Cancun but died shortly after being admitted.

Both Transit and Ministerial Police arrived to learn that the driver of the van was traveling at excessive speed when he struck the pedestrian. The combi driver was arrested and his vehicle towed to the corralón.