Monday, October 20th, 2014

One Person Dead In Car Accident

One person was killed in an accident which occurred on Sunday night. The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says a passenger in the vehicle, 18-year-old Alexis Duran of Somerton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident – at Avenue “D” and 19th Street. Robby Rodriguez of the Somerton/Cocopah Fire Department tells us more.
Police say Duran and two others – identified as the driver 24-year-old Ruben Jacuinde of Somerton and another passenger, 18-year-old Fernando Gurrero of Somerton – were in a 2009 Chevrolet pickup, when the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a utility pole and then overturned. The case remains under investigation.

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