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Businessman from Piauí dies in head-on collision between Hilux and truck in Mato Grosso

Businessman from Piauí dies in head-on collision between Hilux and truck in Mato Grosso

Businessman known as França dies in car accident in Mato Grosso
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Piauí businessman Francisco Silva Conceição, better known as Seu França, 52, died in a car accident this Thursday (27), on MT-208, in Carlinda, Mato Grosso.

The victim was driving a Hilux truck when it collided head-on with a trailer. According to information from the Via Brasil concessionaire, which manages the stretch of highway, the victim was trapped in the wreckage and had to be extricated by firefighters. The businessman was rescued and taken to the hospital, but died shortly after entering the unit.

The piauiense would have lost control of the truck and invaded the opposite lane, crashing head-on against the cart that was heading for the municipality of Alta Floresta (MT). The Civil Police was at the scene of the accident and the result of the expertise should help to clarify the dynamics of the accident and whether the victim would have tried to overtake.

The driver’s body was sent to the Legal Medical Institute (IML), where it underwent an autopsy. The businessman is from Matias Olímpio, in Piauí, and was the owner of a clothing store in Luzilândia, in the north of the state. He leaves a wife and two children.

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