Guam – A 28 year old man is dead after being ejected from his pickup which then rolled over on top of him.
Guam Police Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia has identified the victim as Monten Peter of Dededo. His death marks the 7th traffic fatality of year on Guam.
The accident happened early Friday morning, shortly after midnight, along the back road to Andersen AFB by Chalan Momi Street in Yigo.
Officer Balajadia says the victim was driving a Nissan Pathfinder north on Route 15 towards the back gate of Andersen Air Force Base when he lost control of his vehicle and ran off the roadway. He was ejected from the Pathfinder which then rolled over on him, says Officer Balajadia.
GFD rescue units responded. Medic 10 rushed the man to GMH where Nursing Supervisor Maria Mafnas says he was dead on arrival.
Another male adult passengers in the vehicle was treated at the scene. 2 other adult males refused treatment.
Guam Highway Patrol is investigating the accident and speed, weather and road conditions and other factors like alcohol or drugs will all be looked at.