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Phone-reading motorcyclist killed after hitting power pole


A man who was driving fast while looking at his smartphone was killed when his motorcycle rammed into a roadside power pole in Phrom Khiri district of this southern province on Sunday.

Pol Capt Veerapong Khunrat, a Phrom Khiri police investigator, said the accident occurred on Sunday morning on a road in tambon In Khiri.

Eyewitnesses told police that the man, identified later as Pipatpong Meeboonlap, 29, from Ron Phibun district, was driving fast along the road while looking at a mobile phone. As a car was overtaking him, the man suddenly lost control of the motorcycle, which went off the road and rammed into a power pole. Pipatpong sustained serious head injuries and was killed instantly. The motorcycle was badly damaged.

The driver of the car did not bother to stop and kept ongoing.

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