Man dies as boat sinks in Masbate

December 12, 2018

A man was killed when the boat that he was riding accidentally capsized yesterday morning in the seawater off San Pascual, Masbate.

The victim was identified as Mark Cantela Bartilet, 21.

Reports reaching Camp Crame said the incident occurred at around 5:30 a.m. along the seawater in Bgy. Boca Chica, San Pascual, Masbate.

Initial investigation showed that the victim was onboard a motorized pumpboat going to San Andres, Quezon when the incident happened.

Accordingly, while sailing in the middle of the sea, the boat was hit by big waves that caused it to turn turtle and capsized.

The victim failed to save himself.