An 18-year-old resident of Roxas died and another local resident was wounded in a hit-and-run incident Monday in Barangay Tagumpay, Roxas. A police report identified the victim as Arnel Fresnillo, 18. An unidentified minor was also injured and was being treated at the Roxas Medicare Hospital.
A Roxas police blotter report indicated that the victims were hit by a still unidentified vehicle at around 11 PM while walking along the highway.
Fresnillo was rushed to Roxas Medicare Hospital by responding local officials but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.
Investigators are looking at a CCTV footage in the area to identify the vehicle involved in the incident and arrest its driver.