Sunday, May 25, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: A man was struck and killed by a vehicle last night in Orange Walk. The victim has been identified as Santiago Cocom.
Reports say it was a hit-and-run incident as the vehicle did not stop to render assistance.
Initial reports from Orange Walk say that the vehicle that hit Cocom, dragged him about 100 yards from the point of impact.
Cocom reportedly died at the scene.
An investigation into the incident has started and sources say Cocom may have been unde the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.
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