Man lying on road side run over by car

A fatal traffic accident claimed the life of  40-year-old Hilberto Coyoc last night in Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk District. The incident happened between miles 55 and 56 on the Phillip Golodson Highway where Coyoc was allegedly lying down on the side of the road. An oncoming Mazda car driven at the time by 60-year-old Benjamin Carrillo Sr, ran over Coyoc who was lying on the side of the road.  The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Police say when they responded to the scene, they saw Coyoc lying on the side of the road with blood pouring from his head. He was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival, shortly before 10:00 p.m. The body of the deceased, who was a Trial Farm Village resident, now awaits a post mortem examination.

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