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Man dies after Chamorro Village crash

by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Guam Police Department Spokesperson Officer A.J. Balajadia confirms the driver of a Nissan 240SX passed away from injuries sustained in the auto-pedestrian incident that occurred just after 3:30 in the afternoon in front of the Chamorro Village.  The driver identified in his 50's, plowed into a canopy and then hit a concrete structure.

A bystander was hit and was transported to the Guam Memorial Hospital.

According to GMH Nursing Supervisor Cely Magrobang the pedestrian may have blacked out at the scene but is now conscious and responsive. He is complaining however of pain to his let shoulder and knees.

The nursing supervisor added x-rays will need to be conducted. The Guam Police Department's Highway Patrol Division is investigating the crash and is advising motorists to drive cautiously through the area. Meanwhile tonight's Night Market has been cancelled by the Department of Chamorro Affairs.

This is the fourth traffic related fatality in the past two weeks and the sixth fatality of the year 2011.

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