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Traffic accident claims life of woman

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — One person died and another seriously injured after an accident due to heavy rains.

Over the weekend, a woman was killed and the male driver seriously injured when he lost control of the car he was driving. The accident occurred on the federal highway several meters from Avenida 28 de Julio in the city’s center.

The driver apparently lost control and slammed into a traffic structure, claiming the life of his passenger. The woman was pronounced at the scene.

Orlando Muñoz Municipal Director of Civil Protection is urging people to exercise extreme caution when driving, due to the intense rain that is being felt on the center and north of the state.