Taekwondo Athlete from Sampit Died of Run Over by Pickup Truck


PALANGKA RAYA, BORNEO24.COM – Fransiscus Rexto (37 years old) was an athlete of Pra National Sports Weeks from Kotawaringin Timur Regency, Sampit died at the location cause run over by pickup truck.

That deadly accident happened at Tjilik Riwut Street Km 17, Bukit Batu Sub-district, Palangka Raya City, on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

Head of Police Officers of Palangka Raya, Timbul RK Siregar mentioned, it started from the victim of villager S Parman Street, Ketapang, Sampit drove fast the Vixion Motorcycle from Tangkiling to Palangka Raya.

When through away the location, the victim wanted to overtake a pickup truck in front of him. Suddenly the motorcycle was not balanced and fell then run over by the pickup truck.

“The victim is a Taekwondo Athlete of Pra National Sports Weeks, he planned to go to Banjarmasin,” Timbul said on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

After did the investigation, the member of Unit Traffic of Police Station at Palangka Raya, the victim had been evacuated to the Kamboja morgue of Doris Sylvanus Hospital at Palangka Raya.

“This incident has been investigating and need further investigation,” Timbul concluded.