A MAN died after the motorcycle he was driving ran over the center island and hit a post at Mabini Highway, Barangay Zone 1, Talisay City, Negros Occidental Thursday morning.

Police identified the fatality as Ronnie Delarmente, 25, a machine operator of Tanduay Distillers Inc., and resident of Barangay 6, Lantad, Silay City.

Talisay City Police Station chief Joeresty Coronica said at about 4:18 a.m., Delartmente was driving his Rusi motorcycle from Murcia to Silay City.

He said that Delarmente sustained serious injuries in his head and was rushed to Talisay City Health Clinic where he was declared dead by his attending physician.

Meanwhile, a laborer was stabbed by his neighbor at Purok Lagang, Barangay Zone 3, Talisay City, Wednesday afternoon.

Police identified the victim as Rico Sadaya, 49.

At about 5:10 p.m., Sadaya, who was armed with bladed weapon, tried to confront his neighbor Noli Arintok, 59.

A heated argument ensued between them and they grappled for the bladed weapon until Arintok stabbed the victim, he said.

The victim was brought to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City.(MAP)