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Phuket’s Governor, Norapat Plodthong together with the Vice Governor, Sanit Srivihok, have passed on a grant of 50,000 Baht to the father of the Chinese man, Li Jing, who died as a result of injuries from a road accident on the Kamala – Patong route on April 14. He was one of two people dying in Phuket from road related fatalities over the Songkran ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ reporting period.

The Governor also expressed his condolences to the family and relatives who visited Provincial Hall before passing on the money to the father to help support them.

He has also ordered the officials involved to accommodate the family in any way possible. The family thanked the Governor for bringing them to Phuket and preparing a local funeral for him. The family will cremate him in Phuket before taking his ashes back to China.

- Kritsada Mueanhawong