Fatal auto crash in Tiyan


(Press Release) GPD’s Highway Patrol Division report a fatal auto crash that occurred on Sunset Boulevard in Tiyan this morning.

According to Sgt Paul S.N. Tapao, GPD spokesman, the preliminary investigation suggests that at around 6:15 a.m., a 58-year-old man operating a 1991 Toyota Hilux pickup was transported to Naval Hospital Guam, with CPR being conducted while en route.

The male operator had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by attending physicians.

This case remains open as crash investigators have yet to determine if speed alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.

This case marks the 5th fatal crash for 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.