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    Driver killed after jumping out of crashing lorry

    BERNAMA – A driver died from head injuries after jumping out of his lorry when it skidded at KM 56 of Jalan Gua Musang-Lojing in Malaysia at 9.15pm on Sunday.

    The victim was identified as Badrul Hisham Kamaruddin, 24, from Machang.

    Gua Musang district police chief Superintendent Sik Choon Foo said the victim was driving the lorry loaded with oil palm fruit.

    “He is believed to have lost control while driving down a hill. He tried to save himself by leaping out of the vehicle but hit his head on the road resulting in severe head wounds,” Sik said in a statement yesterday.

    He said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the body was taken to the Forensic Department of Gua Musang Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

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