(Metro News) 60-year-old woman dies in freak accident in Tondo

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm 

MANILA, March 26 — A 60-year-old woman died after a piece of wood fell on her head from the fourth floor of a building under construction in Tondo, Manila Friday morning.

Police identified the victim as Liwayway Wyco, widow, of 1741 Antonio Rivera St., Tondo. She died while being treated at the Metropolitan Hospital.

Chief Inspector Erwin Margarejo, chief of the Manila Police District (MPD)-Homicide Section, said the incident occurred at 8:30 a.m.

The victim was walking when a piece of wood fell on her head from the building being constructed along Antonio Rivera St.

Police are investigating to determine if there is a liability on the part of Asia Instructural Developer Corporation, contractor of the building. (PNA) scs/JES


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