Sigatoka woman dies in road accident

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A YOUNG Sigatoka woman is believed to be Fiji’s latest road fatality.

Police say the 25-year-old was a passenger of a vehicle bound for Korolevu in Navosa on Wednesday night that was involved in an alleged roadside crash.

Fiji Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the driver had allegedly lost control of the vehicle causing it to veer off the road and ended up in a drain.

She said investigations were now in progress, and a post-mortem examination would be conducted to ascertain the cause of death.

The national road death toll presently stands at 57 compared to 65 for the same period last year.

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