Victim in auto pedestrian crash identified; driver arrested for DUI


Guam – It appears that the man responsible for the death of a woman as she attempted to cross the road in Dededo was driving drunk during the fatal accident.

It was on Sunday, that Melinda Sue Duenas succumbed to her injuries following the tragic auto pedestrian accident in front of American Grocery in Dededo.

According to GPD Spokesperson Sgt Paul Tapao the man responsible for the accident has been identified as Edwin Baiolo.

Baiolo was allegedly operating a Jeep Wrangler under the influence of alcohol when the crash occurred.

He was arrested for driving under the influence however at this time GPD could not comment on whether the charges would be amended as a result of the victim’s death.

Baido was booked and confined.

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.