Comedian Tado is dead
(The Philippine Star) - February 7, 2014 - 6:37pm

MANILA, Philippines- Tado Jimenez is dead.

Tado, or Arvin Jimenez in real life, 39 years old, was among the passengers of the Florida Bus lines that crashed Friday morning, February 7, at Banaue-Bontoc road in Sitio Panggang, Baranggaay Talubin, Bontoc.

Senior Superintendent Oliver Enmodias, provincial police director, said Tado was identified through a driver's license recovered from his body.

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Tado’s name was among the list published by radio channel DZBB, through their Twitter account this afternoon.

This was then confirmed by news program "Aksyon" this evening, where PNP Cordillera said Jimenez is one of the 14 dead in the bus crash.

On the TV-host and comedian’s Instagram account, he posted Thursday evening a photo of a bus going to Bontoc, which was scheduled to leave the terminal by 8:35 p.m. 

He captioned the photo with “Long trip, as in trip trip.”

Tado was known as a comedian and appeared in several TV shows like “Masayang Tanghali Bayan,” “Laugh to Laugh: Ang Kulit,” and “Happy Yipee Yehey!”

He also did a radio show with Ramon Bautista dubbed “The BrewRATs,” which eventually became an internet radio station. He also ventured into business with his wife which they called “LimiTado.”

ANG KULIT ARVIN JIMENEZ BARANGGAAY TALUBIN BONTOC FLORIDA BUS HAPPY YIPEE YEHEY MARCIAL BERNARD JR. ANDREW DAVIS SICAM NATIVIDAD NGAWA GERALD BAJA ARVIN JIMENEZ ANA ALABA MASAYANG TANGHALI BAYAN TADO
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