A manager of National Food Authority (NFA) died after her service vehicle collided with a truck along the national highway in Barangay Boyongan, Placer, Surigao del Norte on Saturday.
The accident in Placer killed Gleen Plaza Echin, 57, and the provincial manager NFA in Surigao del Norte.
Echin was on her way home to Surigao City from the regional capital Butuan when she reportedly lost control of the sports utility vehicle (bearing plate number ACB 6517) she was driving before it swerved into the opposite lane and rammed head-on the oncoming truck, whose driver escaped with a slight injury around 1:20 p.m.
She was immediately brought to Surigao del Norte Provincial Hospital in Barangay Bad-as of Placer for medical treatment but died while being treated there. By GD