Guam – Guam Highway Patrol officers have arrested 61 year old Emilie Bene Ochavillo of Harmon on a charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
The arrest relates to a fatal accident that occurred December 26th on Route 16 by the former San Miguel Brewery in Harmon.
According to a release from Guam Police Officer A.J. Balajadia, Ochavillo is accused of leaving the scene “after she struck a pedestrian with her vehicle.” She later went to the Dededo Precinct to report the accident. Ochavillo was booked and released.
The pedestrian was a 58 year old Chuukese man, Ringo Esedluk, who died early the following morning from his injuries.
Before he died, Esedluk had been cited for Crossing other then at a Pedestrian Crosswalk, and Public Intoxication, according to Officer Balajadia’s release.