GENERAL MARIANO ALVAREZ, Cavite: Two young girls aged 14 and five walking along Gumamela Street Barangay Poblacion 5, GMA were hit by a passenger jeepney and were killed instantly. The victims were identified as Verlyn Timbal, a Grade 7 student and Steelyn Timbal, a kindergarten student of GMA Public School. The jeepney driver was identified as Ryan de Dios, 31, a native of Pampanga and a Cavite resident. According to GMA Police investigators the jeepney came from Congressional Road and turned right to Gumamela where his brake malfunctioned. He tried to bump the wall of a house on the right side but the vehicle kept moving and hit the two victims.