A woman was killed and her husband was injured when a big mango tree fell on their nipa hut in Barangay Sioasio East, Sual at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the height of Typhoon “Pedring.”
The fatality was identified as Maricel Bustamante, 32, who was pinned down by the falling tree. Her husband, Darwin, was injured and rushed to the Western Pangasinan District Hospital where he was declared out of danger.
The two children of the couple were, however, unhurt.
No other casualties were reported by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.