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Apr 22, 2003

Woman killed in N. Highway traffic accident

A traffic accident on the Northern Highway over the weekend has claimed the life of a Belize City woman. Violeta Canto Perez was killed when the van in which she was a passenger overturned between miles thirty-four and thirty-five. Her husband, Oscar Perez of Hyde’s Lane, was driving the vehicle toward Orange Walk on Sunday morning when, according to police, around ten-thirty one of the tires blew out, causing the van to flip. Oscar was seriously injured, while Violeta died on the spot. Seven other passengers received minor injuries.


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  1. junior antonio chavez canto says:

    I apreciate all who helped me in this for I also was present on that day. Violeta Canto was my mother and I continue thinking about this day.I advise others to drive carefully and precaution.

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