Weekend motorcycle toll: Two drivers and passenger

Two men driving motorcycles and the passenger on a third died Saturday night in separate one-vehicle accidents.

A man with the last name of Lobo died when his motorcycle left the road in Palmichal de Acosta and plunged down an embankment about 8 p.m.. The Judicial Investigating Organization said that he swerved to avoid hitting someone on a bicycle. He was 50.

The passenger, identified by the last name of Hernández died when the motorcycle on which he was riding struck a wall. That happened in Damas-Fátima in Desamparados, also Saturday night. The driver was hospitalized.

In the area known as Curó de Paquera on the Nicoya peninsula,  48-year-old man identified by the last name of Peralta died a few minutes before midnight Saturday when his motorcycle struck posts alongside the roadway. A passenger was hurt critically and taken to Hospital Monseñor Sanabria in Puntarenas, said agents.

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