Philippine young actor AJ Perez has reportedly met a fatal highway accident Sunday morning as the van he was riding in going back from Tarlac to Manila collided with a truck around 2:30 AM as first reported by showbiz reporter and columnist Ogie Diaz.
A truck rammed the side of the van where the 18-year old Star Magic actor was seated. The accident took place around 12:20 AM, reports say.
AJ Perez came from a show in Dagupan. His last Twitter message said “On the way home already from Dagupan.Long drive ahead.. Thanks to everybody who watched, thanks to zui for the gifts.And hi again to jarred!”
AJ Perez is best known for his role in the recently concluded primetime drama in ABS CBN, “Sabel”. Fans will have a last chance to see their teen idol act in a lead role on “Maalaala Mo Kaya”, which will be aired this April 30.
Rest in peace, AJ Perez – you will always be remembered.