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62-Year-Old Rider in Tabuk City Dies as Neck Caught in Alleged KAELCO Cable Wire

A 62-year-old rider in Tabuk City met a fatal end as his neck got caught in an alleged KAELCO cable while riding his motorcycle.

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Delve into the somber incident in Tabuk City, where a 62-year-old rider tragically lost his life as his neck was caught by an alleged KAELCO cable during a fateful motorcycle ride.

Tragedy struck the city of Tabuk on Thursday, January 18, 2024, as a 62-year-old father, John Bagni, lost his life in a harrowing road accident. The incident occurred at approximately 2:50 p.m. in Barangay Bantay, revealing a disturbing sequence of events.

The Unfortunate Sequence of Events

The initial investigation by the Tabuk City police unveiled that John Bagni was riding his XRM motorcycle when he encountered a cable wire hanging loosely on the road. Tragically, the wire collided with his neck, leading to a loss of control over the motorcycle and a subsequent fall.

The Investigative Findings

Upon closer examination, the police discovered that an ongoing clearing operation by KAELCO was taking place at the time of the incident. Personnel involved in the operation informed investigators that the cable wire was already precariously low on the road before the accident, descending even lower during the clearing.

Last message: 'Kita en yo diay KAELCO.' John Bagni's final words after the tragic cable wire incident.

KAELCO's Involvement

In response to inquiries, KAELCO expressed that they are eagerly awaiting the results of the ongoing investigation conducted by the authorities. The company, responsible for the clearing operation, now finds itself under scrutiny as investigators delve into the circumstances surrounding the tragic accident.

As the investigation progresses, it becomes imperative to determine if negligence or other factors contributed to the incident. The authorities are tasked with examining the role played by KAELCO and other involved parties, ensuring accountability where necessary.

Ensuring Preventive Measures

In light of this unfortunate event, there is a pressing need to review and enhance safety protocols during clearing operations. This involves a comprehensive assessment to prevent similar accidents and protect both pedestrians and motorists.

Support for the Bereaved Family

Amidst the investigation and inquiries, it's vital to acknowledge the grieving family of John Bagni. Local authorities and community organizations should extend their support, providing assistance and solace during this challenging period.

Public Awareness and Caution

To prevent future incidents, it is crucial to disseminate information about potential hazards during ongoing operations. Public awareness campaigns can serve as a precautionary measure, alerting individuals to exercise caution in areas undergoing clearing operations.

Conclusion

The tragic loss of John Bagni underscores the importance of stringent safety measures during civic operations. As the investigation unfolds, the community awaits answers and hopes for improved protocols to prevent such heart-wrenching incidents in the future. In the meantime, support for the grieving family remains paramount, and lessons learned must guide the way toward a safer environment for all.


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