Motorcyclist in fatal Yigo crash identified


Dr. Aurelio Espinola identified the victim as Jeremiah Aguon.

Guam – A tragic crash in Yigo has claimed the life of a young motorcyclist on Monday evening. This is the second fatal motorcycle crash this month.

According to Guam Police Department Spokesperson Officer AJ Balajadia, the accident occurred around 9:15 pm near Pacific Supermarket when a male individual driving a 2005 Toyota RAV 4 was traveling in the inner lane north bound was struck from behind by a man operating a Yamaha R1 motorcycle.

According to police, the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. He was taken GRMC where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Aurelio Espinola identified the victim as Jeremiah Aguon and said he passed away as a result of a broken back and a laceration of the liver and kidneys.

The crash is currently under investigation.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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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.