Couple killed in Ilocos Sur

By Freddie Lazaro

SAN JUAN, Ilocos Sur – Two persons were killed when a motorcycle they were riding in was accidentally hit by a car along the national highway in Barangay Lapting, San Juan, Ilocos Sur Monday night.

According to Sr. Insp. Jade Macaraeg, San Juan town chief of police, identified the victims as Abel Andallo, 28, the motorcycle driver; and his wife, Jane Andallo, 28.

They were declared dead on arrival at the hospital after their motorcycle was accidentally hit by a pick up by Jennifer Navarro, 38, and a resident in Barangay Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte. Investigation disclosed that the accident happened at about 8 p.m. when the southbound motorcycle was struck by the pick up as Navarro lost control of the wheel when she tried to avoid hitting a dog that strayed on to the highway.