Fatality in Yigo crash identified

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Guam – The driver in Wednesday’s fatal three car pile up has been identified.

Cindy Hansen, Guam Regional Medical City spokesperson confirmed that 20-year old Ernie Orot was brought to the hospital and pronounced dead on arrival following the reported accident in Yigo, Wednesday.

Orot was the driver and sole occupant of one of the vehicles involved in the crash which occurred around 4:00 pm yesterday on Route 1 Marine Corps drive by the Bank of Guam in Yigo.

The crash was so severe that firefighters needed to use the Jaws of Life to extricate Orot from his vehicle. The occupants of the other vehicles involved in the crash received minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

The Guam Police Department’s Highway Patrol Division is conducting a fatal crash investigation and have yet to release details on whether speed drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

Meanwhile police continue to seek the community’s help in identifying the fatal crash victim from Tuesday’s Agat accident.

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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.