Another death in the Dominican

Hurricane Fiona caused a second fatality in the Dominican Republic, an 18-year-old girl, when a power pole fell on her due to the wind in the province of La Altagracia, in the east of the country. At a press conference to report on the situation after Fiona’s passage, Dominican President Luis Abinader said that there are “preliminary reports” of a person who died when a power pole fell on him from the hurricane’s winds. As indicated later by the Emergency Operations Center (COE), Aurielys Esther Jiménez, 18, died from the impact of the fall, due to the strong wind, from a power line pole when she was traveling on a motorcycle. This is the second fatality of Hurricane Fiona in the Dominican Republic, after yesterday the death of a 72-year-old man was reported when a tree fell on him in the municipality of Nagua, in the northeast of the Dominican Republic. After causing serious damage in Puerto Rico, the cyclone made landfall on Monday in the Dominican Republic, where it has caused the displacement of some 12,500 people, power cuts, floods, overflowing rivers, the collapse of a bridge and fallen trees and poles. of light. Now Fiona, already a category 3 hurricane, is hitting the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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