Man dies after hit and run

Corozal HospitalA man has died and it is believed that he was the victim of a hit and run situation. Last week Wednesday, Oscar Gustavo Castaneda was found lying in the middle of the Phillip Goldson Highway between miles 72 and 73. He was suffering from a cut wound on his left foot and a cut wound behind his head. The person who found him took him to the Corozal Community Hospital but Oscar Castaneda, an unemployed  Belizean of San Narciso Village Corozal District, discharged himself the same day. According to police reports, he appeared to be highly under the influence of alcohol. He was then taken to his home where his condition deteriorated. On Sunday August 25th, Oscar Castaneda succumbed to his injuries.  Police investigations continue.

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