LEGAZPI CITY (Updated 4:10 p.m.) -- Bb. Pilipinas International 2009 Melody Adelaide Gersbach died in a car accident in Camarines Sur, reports said.
Gersbach reportedly came from Legazpi City en route to Naga to attend the screening of Miss Bicolandia when her car collided with a Guevara bus.
2009 Bb. Pilipinas-International Melody Gersbach. (Photo courtesy of Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc.)
The accident happened around 11:40 a.m. Saturday at Sitio Banasi, Barangay Pawili, Bula, Camarines Sur.
A Bombo Radyo report said two others died in the accident, while another was injured.
The fatalities' remains were brought to Funeraria del Carmen in Barangay Anayan, Pili, Camarines Sur.
Gersbach, 23, was born in Germany but her mother is from Bicol. She was crowned in 2008 as Miss Bicolandia. (Sunnex)