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“Roxanne” kills elderly woman

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BACOLOD CITY – (UPDATED) A widower driving a public utility jeepney ran over a 74-year-old woman on the national highway in Tangub village here, killing the victim instantly.

The killer jeep driven by Villarta. | Photo courtesy of BCPO
The killer jeep driven by Villarta. | Photo courtesy of BCPO

Police arrested Arnold Gonzales Villarta, 34, who drives the passenger jeepney named Roxanne plying the Pulupandan-Bacolod route.

Paramedics respond to the vehicular accident in Tangub village today,  8:30 am. An elderly woman was ran over by the jeepney and was killed instantly. | Contributed photo
Paramedics respond to the vehicular accident in Tangub village today, 8:30 am. An elderly woman was ran over by the jeepney and was killed instantly. | Contributed photo

Local PNP spokesman, Lt. Col. Ariel Pico reported that Villarta accidentally hit Nelia Marquez Bo-oc, 74, who lives in Tangub village, while she was crossing the highway in front of a hardware store.

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Photos from the police, too graphic for publication, showed the victim sprawled under the vehicle, a pool of blood collecting around her head.

Police are still probing the incident blotters as reckless imprudence resulting to homicide.

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