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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday October 11th, 2018 :: 05:04 p.m. PDT

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News Story - Fatal Traffic Collision

Nature of Incident: Fatal traffic collision

Report Number: 18-159533

Location: 700 block of Ventura Street (State Route 126), Fillmore

Date & Time: 10-11-18 @ 6:08 AM

Unit(s) Responsible: Fillmore Police Department

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age

(D) Male pedestrian

(P) Male driver

Fillmore

Castaic

66

62

Narrative:

At approximately 6:08 AM, October 11, 2018, deputies along with emergency personnel with the Fillmore Fire Department and American Medical Response, responded to a call of a vehicle versus-pedestrian traffic collision in the 700 block of Ventura Street (State Route 126) in Fillmore.

A 66-year-old male resident of Fillmore had been struck by a pickup truck in the westbound #2 lane (the lane closest to the curb). He suffered traumatic injuries and was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver, a 62-year-old male resident of Castaic, was uninjured, and the preliminarily investigation did not indicate drug or alcohol impairment by the driver.

Anyone with information about the collision, which remains under investigation, is asked to contact Senior Deputy Shawn Holzberger at 805-388-5146.

Prepared by: Sergeant Kevin Vaden

News Release Date: October 11, 2018

Media Follow-Up Contact: Senior Deputy Shawn Holzberger, 805-947-8326

shawn.holzberger@ventura.org

Approved by: Captain Garo Kuredjian

CHIEF OF POLICE

CAPTAIN ERIC TENNESSEN

SHERIFF

GEOFF DEAN

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

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

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