Man in Agat motorcycle crash dies, police confirm

(PNC file photo)

Guam – The man involved in a motorcycle crash over the weekend has died.

The Guam Police Department has confirmed that the man involved in a motorcycle crash on Sunday, only identified as being in his 30s has died.

According to Guam Police Department Spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao, the crash remains under investigation.

The crash resulted in the closure of Route 2 for several hours as GPD conducted their investigation.

Preliminary reports indicate that the motorcyclist was traveling south on Route 2 by Chalan Lanchero, Agat, when he lost control of the motorcycle and encroached onto the northbound lane before running off into a ditch.

CPR was conducted en route to Naval Hospital but efforts to save his life were not successful. Tapao says that the man was pronounced dead by NRMC attending physicians shortly after 3 a.m. on Sunday.

An autopsy is expected to be performed Tuesday.

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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.