San Jose, Antique – A woman from this town died in an accident while participating in a two-day motorcycle event in Barangay 1 Poblacion, Hinobaan, Negros Occidental.
The 35-year-old Mary Grace Pe was participating in “The Endurance Challenge 400 Negros Island Tour 2019” when she figured in a motorcycle mishap on Dec. 1.
According to police investigators, Pe’s motorcycle slid while negotiating a rotunda. She fell and crashed against the concrete road.
The victim died on the way to the Kabankalan District Hospital, police said.
Aside from Pe, her two other companions also figured in an accident later in Barangay Culipapa, Hinobaan but they were able to finish their journey.
The Endurance Challenge 400 Negros Island Tour 2019 started on Nov. 30 and was joined by at least 200 motorcycle riders from across the country./PN