The municipal environment and natural resources officer (MENRO) of Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, got killed when his motorcycle crashed into a logging truck Friday night, police said.

Jesus Camatura, 47, succumbed to severe head injuries, Supt. Martin Gamba, Caraga regional police spokesman, said.

The incident occurred in Brgy. Sta Maria around 9:30 p.m. while Camatura was driving towards Bayugan City.

Camatura’s motorcycle crashed into a 10-wheeler truck (RKC-934) loaded with falcata logs that was parked along the road, Gamba said.

The environment official might have not noticed the truck because of the heavy rain, he said.

The truck’s driver, Rodolfo Caballes, of Digos City, has surrendered to authorities and is now detained at the Prosperidad Police Station. (John Roson)

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