1 dead after car crashes into post in Asan

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One individual died in a single-car crash Tuesday night in Asan.

Pictures of the scene following the crash show the mangled Mitsubishi Outlander that collided with a concrete pole.

The driver of the vehicle has been pronounced deceased, according to GPD spokesman Sgt Paul Tapao who told the media that police are investigating the fatal crash.

Guam Fire Department also responded to the crash on Route 1 near the old Harley Davidson after receiving the report just before 9:30 p.m.

GFD Spokesman Kevin Reilly stated that the driver was an unidentified male, possibly in his 30s, who was found pulseless and breathless at the scene. He was transported to Naval Hospital and later pronounced deceased.

A second occupant, also a male in his 30s, was taken to the Guam Memorial Hospital for serious injuries sustained in the crash. His condition is unknown at this time.

This marks the 6th traffic-related fatality of the year.

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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.