Fatal traffic accident in Orange Walk district

There was a fatal traffic accident on Saturday night in Orange Walk.  29 year old Marcus Mai of San Pablo village in Orange Walk was walking on the highway between between miles 63 and 64 on Phillip Goldson Highway sometime around 9:30 on Friday night. Mai, believed to have been under the influence of alcohol, was knocked down from behind by a green pickup truck driven at the time by 21 year old Alan Vargas.  Mai died on the spot.  Police have since served Vargas with a notice of intended prosecution.

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