Motorcycle crash fatality identified

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Leroy Leon Guerrero was brought to Naval Hospital last night and pronounced deceased by attending physicians.

The man involved in the motorcycle crash last night has been identified.

Naval Hospital Public Information Officer Jaciyn Matanane confirmed that 32-year-old Leroy Leon Guerrero was brought to Naval Hospital last night and pronounced deceased by attending physicians.

The fatal crash was reported at around 9 in the evening on Monday in Maite, across the Government of Guam Retirement Fund office and First Hawaiian Bank, Route 8, Purple Heart Memorial Highway.

Last night, PNC was on the scene, seeing the motorcycle operated by Leon Guerrero on the curb of the eastbound sidewalk. Debris from the motorcycle was seen strewn along the road leading up to the motorcycle.

PNC also witnessed that road conditions were wet at the time of the crash. However, it has not been determined if factors such as speed, alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash.

According to GPD spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, crash investigators returned to the site of the crash this morning, closing off eastbound lanes to allow authorities to measure and map the scene as part of their investigation into what contributed to the crash.

This marks the 14th traffic fatality of the year.

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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.