GPD investigating fatal crash in Maite

Guam Police Department (PNC File photo)

On Friday, August 28, 2020, GPD’s Highway Patrol Division was activated to assume a fatal crash investigation that occurred on Route 8, Purple Heart Memorial Highway in Maite.

Preliminary police reports suggest that on August 28, 2020 at around 5:00 am, officers assigned to the Central Precinct Command responded to an auto-off-roadway crash that occurred in Route 8, Purple Heart Memorial Highway by Paterno St, in Maite.

The lone 65-year-old male operator was transported to Naval Hospital Guam and was later pronounced deceased by attending physicians.

This case is ongoing as traffic investigators have yet to determine the cause of the crash.

(GPD News Release)