Man dies in auto-pedestrian accident off Rt. 8

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The accident shut down a number of lanes along Rt. 8 as police conducted an investigation.

Guam – One man is dead following an auto-pedestrian crash early this morning along Route 8.

The crash closed off parts of Route 8 early this morning as police investigated the cause of the crash. The accident was reported around 5:30 am along Route 8 in front of the Palmridge Hotel.

Guam Fire Department Spokesman Kevin Reilly says a male individual was found at the scene pulseless and breathless. Medics conducted CPR en route to Naval Hospital.

Guam Highway Patrol was activated to the scene and north bound lanes were closed off for several hours as police conducted an investigation.

This afternoon, however, Medical Examiner Dr. Aurelio Espinola confirmed that the victim has died. Dr. Espinola will be performing an autopsy Tuesday.

No other details were provided by authorities as of news time.