Bike rider swerves from dog, gets killed-A A +A
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A COLLEGE student died after flying off from his motorcycle while he was avoiding hitting a dog at Purok 1 in barangay Bayabas in Toril, Davao City Monday evening.
Police identified the victim as John Ray Carriedo Paraña, 23, a criminology student and a resident of Barangay Isum Inawayan in Sta. Cruz town in Davao del Sur.
Initial investigation conducted by the Toril police showed that the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. along Eden Road in Bayabas. The victim was driving a motorcycle, a red Honda XRM with plate number 2780-LF, when the incident happened.
Police said the victim was heading to Toril Proper and was negotiating downhill slope when a dog crossed the road.
The victim lost control and the driver was thrown down the cemented road.
Police added that the victim succumbed to severe head and body injuries.
Paraña’s body was brought to Villa Funeral Parlor Macleod in Toril.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on July 30, 2014.