By: Jennifer P. Rendon
In Guimbal, Iloilo, an employee of Iloilo Electric Cooperative 1 (ILECO-1) was killed after his motorcycle rammed into a gutter Thursday morning.
Police identified the victim as Julius Hachero, 32, of Gemino, Guimbal.
Hachero, a troubleshooter of ILECO-1, was on his way home from work when the accident happened.
He had just responded to a power interruption at Barangay Buyuan, Tigabauan town before his shift ended.
Police Corporal Deogracias Nobleza, Guimbal police investigator, said the victim may have fallen asleep while navigating Rizal Street around 3 a.m.
Hachero rammed into the gutter and crashed onto the pavement.
Members of the Guimbal Fire Station responded to the scene and brought the victim to Guimbal District Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
Hachero succumbed to head and knee injuries.