14-year-old boy drowns in Pangasinan

BAYAMBANG, Pangasinan -— A 14-year-old grade seven student drowned in a creek in Sitio Balangobong Barangay Tambac here on Tuesday (August 23).

The Bayambang police station identified the victim as Kevin Yalung, a resident of barangay Sapang here, whose body was seen floating in the creek by a resident of the place.

His body was retrieved from the water and rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

The incident happened when the boy was crossing the creek on his way home from school. Hilda Austria/PNA/northboundasia.com