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Persons who died in accident identified

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor

The Reporter has confirmed with relatives, the names of the persons who perished in tonight’s traffic accident on the Southern highway.

The victims are: Placencia tour guide, Mark Leslie and his girlfriend, Myrna Vasquez.

The couple was travelling in a Toyota Corolla on the highway near Kendall bridge, when another vehicle slammed into theirs while overtaking a tractor.

A relative of Leslie’s has claimed that the tractor did not bear adequate lights or reflectors.

We await the police report on the incident.

(Pictures couetesy: Ignacio Mahung)

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