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Another tragic car accident claimed a young life this weekend, when a car collided with a power pole in Ngerderar, Aimeliik State.

Police report revealed that at around 11:20pm on Saturday, July 31, 2021, a single car with 3 male occupants, ran off the road and struck a power pole with one of the men dying as result of the impact.  Two other males, were brought to the hospital.

Alcohol is suspected as a factor in the accident according to the investigators, although investigation is said to be ongoing.

The occupants of the vehicle are citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands who are in their early 20’s to early 30’s.  The deceased is said to have recently graduated from Palau Community College.

Names of individuals were withheld pending notification of their families.

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