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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday June 8th, 2012 :: 09:18 a.m. PDT

Fillmore - Bicyclist dies as a result of injuries from traffic collision

Nature of Incident: Serious Injury Traffic Collision – Update - Fatal
Report Number: 12-12816
Location: Ventura Street and C Street, Fillmore, CA
Date & Time: 06/06/2012 @ 8:37 AM
Unit Responsible: Fillmore Police Department and Camarillo Traffic Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age
Party-Victor Leija Bakersfield 40

Party-Guadalupe Cruz Fillmore 81

On the morning of June 6, 2012, at 8:27 A.M., the Fillmore Police Department, Fillmore Fire Department / Medic Unit, and American Medical Response (AMR) responded to the intersection of Ventura Street and C Street for an injury traffic accident. Initial reports were that a tractor-trailer had collided with a bicyclist in the intersection.

The bicyclist, Mr. Guadalupe Cruz was treated at the scene and immediately rushed to Ventura County Medical Center via AMR. Later that same day, at approximately 4:41 P.M., Mr. Cruz succumbed to his injuries sustained in this collision. The investigation is ongoing and anyone who might have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Fillmore Police Department/Sergeant Aguirre (805) 524-2235.

Deputy Preparing Media Release: Captain Monica McGrath
Media Release Date: 06/07/2012
Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Anthony Aguirre (805) 524-2235
Approved by: Captain Melissa Smith

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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