Young farmer loses life in a motor vehicle accident

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A farmer in his 20s died following a motor vehicle accident in the Northern Division yesterday afternoon.

According to police, the victim was one of three passengers in a vehicle driven by a man in his 20s when they were allegedly involved in an accident with another vehicle driven by a man in his late 50s along the Wainikoro Road.

Occupants of both vehicles were rushed to the Labasa Hospital where the victim was unfortunately pronounced dead.

A man in his 30s remains admitted at the Labasa Hospital.

Investigations continue and a post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death.

The road death toll currently stands at 13 compared to 26 for the same period last year.



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