GPD: Gary Curtis Brown Arrested for Vehicular Homicide in August 25th Fatal Accident in Piti

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Guam (Wednesday August 23) – Guam Police today arrested 25 year old Gary Curtis Brown in connection with the August 25th fatal accident in Piti.

GPD Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia reports that Brown was arrested on 4counts DUI with injuries, 4counts Reckless Driving, 4counts DUI .08 BAC with Injuries, Vehicular Homicide, DUI with .08 BAC or More, Unsafe Land Change, and No Drivers License in Possession.

Brown was the driver of the Toyota Corolla involved in the accident. 22 year old Curtis Santos was a passenger in the rear of the vehicle and died in the accident.

Also arrested was 18 year old Mylene N. Coronado of Dededo on charges of  Reckless Driving, DUI, and Consumption of Alcohol Underage. She was the driver of the other vehicle in the accident, a Toyota Scion. 

Both Brown and  Coronado were booked and confined.

The Accident:

The accident took place early Sunday morning on Route 1 in Piti.  Officer Balajadia reported that a blue Toyota Scion being driven by a 19-year old woman was in the inner northbound lane when Brown, in a silver Toyota Corolla, passed her in the northbound outer lane. The Corolla then executed a u-turn causing the Scion to collide with the Corolla.

The woman driving the Scion was the only occupant of that vehicle.

There were 5 people in the Corolla. All 6 people involved in the accident were “alert and responsive” at the scene.  1 refused treatment and the 5 other were transported to GMH where Santos later died.

READ the release from Officer Balajadia below:

GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS

BARRIGADA – This afternoon officers from the Guam Highway Patrol arrested;

GARY CURTIS BROWN, M/Cha-Cau/25/Piti, for 4counts DUI with injuries, 4counts Reckless Driving, 4counts DUI .08 BAC with Injuries, Vehicular Homicide, DUI with .08 BAC or More, Unsafe Land Change, and No Drivers License in Possession.

Mr. Brown was the operator of a Toyota Corolla involved in a Fatality Crash on Rt.1 Fish Eye, Piti, August 25, 2013 where his rear passenger; Curtis Santos, 22/Santa Rita died.  Mr. Brown made a U-Turn after passing a Toyota Sion which caused the operator of the Sion to collide with Mr. Browns vehicle.

Also arrested:

Mylene N. Coronado, F/Fil/18/Dededo, for Reckless Driving, DUI, and Consumption of Alcohol Underage.

Both Mr. Brown and Ms. Coronado were booked and confined.

This case is closed and has been forwarded to the Attorney Generals Office.