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Cyclist perishes in highway accident

A cyclist identified as a 72-year-old inhabitant of San Antonio Tlaycapan died instantly when he was run down by a taxi driver while attempting to cross the highway around 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 19.

The victim was known as a caddy employed at the Chula Vista Country Club. He had apparently been sent back home to retrieve a face mask on what would have been his first day back at work since the golf course was closed as a Covid-19 prevention measure.

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The cab, assigned to Chapala’s F/28 taxi stand, was found abandoned a short distance down the road with damages to the front end. Authorities are investigating the whereabouts of the driver, who fled the scene.

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