By: L.N. Reklai

March 20, 2017 (Koror, Palau) An automobile accident on early Saturday morning in front of Cove Resort in Malakal claimed the first automobile fatality of this year, victim, a 52 year old male, Victor Silmai.


According to report, a call came into the police station early morning on Saturday March 18, 2017 reporting a car accident at Malakal.  A sedan had crashed into a concrete wall at parking lot of Cove Resort.  The driver, Victor Silmai was transported to the hospital and died shortly as result of his injuries.

The incident is still under investigation and no other details have been released. [/restrict]