Auto-Ped Victim Died of Multiple Injuries, Says ME

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The victim has been identified as Pong Sun Demarest.

Guam – Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Aurelio Espinola says the 68-year-old woman who was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident yesterday died of multiple injuries.

 

Dr. Espinola identified the victim as Pong Sun Demarest. He says Demarest suffered a skull fracture, crushed chest and crushed abdomen.

The injuries were consistent with being struck by a pickup truck traveling at about 40 miles an hour, says Dr. Espinola.

The accident was reported around 9 am in front of Bank of Guam on Route 10 in Mangilao.

Guam Police Spokesman officer Paul Tapao reported that roads were dry and traffic was moderate to heavy.

Demarest was rushed to Naval Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9:35 am. GPD is continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.