Friday, October 24th, 2014

Victim Of Deadly Vehicle-Pedestrian Collision Has Been Identified

The victim in the recent deadly vehicle/pedestrian collision has been identified. The Yuma Police Department says 62-year-old Leo Koivu was killed on Saturday. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as 21-year-old Danny Polanco. Polanco has been interviewed by police and released. Koivu was riding his bicycle in a crosswalk on Magnolia Avenue near Eighth Street when the accident occurred. The investigation continues and the Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call 928-373-4700 or 78-Crime to remain anonymous.

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