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Elderly taxi driver found dead in vehicle parked in Hougang

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A 63-year-old Trans-Cab taxi driver was found dead in his vehicle, this morning around 8am at Block 675 Hougang Avenue 8. Trans-Cab has identified the as Mr Tor Tiong Hee who has bee driving for the company since 9 Jul 2011.

Mr Tiong Hee was found lying motionless by emergency officers in the driver’s seat of his vehicle, with the door opened. According to Channel 8 news, the driver – who lived just a few blocks away, at Block 672 Hougang Avenue 8 – died while trying to exit the cab.

Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

Trans-Cab revealed in a statement to the press that will provide assistance to the late driver’s family members and said, “We are very saddened with the passing of Mr Tor Tiong Hee. It is a great loss to us and we extend our condolences to his family.”

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