American Tourist Died in an Accident in Tabanan

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Tragic twist occurred to Alexandra Garce (29), a tourist from Atlanta, Gerogia, USA, on Monday.The female tourist was killed after being hit by tronton truck in the skull route of Denpasar – Gilimanuk, Banjar Bantas Tengah Kaja Denbantas village, East Selemadeg. The victim died instantly at the scene.

The deadly accident happened at around 12:00 pm. The victim was riding a motorcycle from Denpasar. At the same time, another motorcycle rode by I Ketut Suardiana (50), suddenly fell in front of her. The victim immediately braked. Unfortunately, tronton truck driven after her did not have time to hit the brake. As a result, the truck’s front part driven by Samson Arifin (59) from Banyuwangi, East Java, crashed  the victim’s body.

The victim’s body dragged and stuck in another truck in front of her. The victim’s head hit the road asphalt, and then died. While the rider’s body who fell in front of the victim previously bounced into the street. This guy only suffered minor injuries. When rescued by the citizens, his condition was still unconscious and rushed to Tabanan hospital.

The accident attracted the attention of residents. They approached the scene, including evacuated the bodies of victims to the road edge. The Police after receiving a report arrived on the scene a few minutes later.

The body of the victim was transported to the morgue. This incident is handled by Traffic Unit (Satlantas) Tabanan Police. The police also seized the truck driver for investigation purposes.

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