An American citizen died following a traffic accident Thursday in Miramar de Puntarenas. The man was 69-year-old Oliver Benton Stearns, according to the Judicial Investigating Organization.
A report said the man and his wife arrived Thursday from the United States and were headed toward a farm property they had. Apparently Stearns lost control of the vehicle, a Hyundai Galloper, and crashed into a delivery truck parked outside of a warehouse, agents reported.
He died on scene, the report said. His wife was transported to Clínica de Miramar in stable condition, they added