Woman tricked trucker into bandits’ ambush

A trucker stopped to help a woman he believed to be in distress and died when bandits shot him seconds later.

The crime happened about 10 p.m. Monday at a bridge over the Río Pacuare. The trucker, identified by the last name of Rivera, was 41. He suffered three bullets to the chest.

The man was believed to have struggled with the bandits. There were witnesses who called the Cruz Roja.

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