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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Saturday April 11th, 2020 :: 02:10 p.m. PDT


Moorpark Fatal Traffic Collision

Nature of Incident: Fatal Traffic Collision
Report Number: 20-51565
Location: 200 Block of Poindexter Avenue, Moorpark, CA.
Date & Time: 04/11/2020 @ 0015
Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office - Moorpark Police Station Patrol and Traffic Bureau, Thousand Oaks Police Station Traffic Bureau
Ventura County Fire Department
Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(P) Male - driver
(P) Male - passenger
(P) Male - passenger                                                   
On 04/11/2020 at about 0015, Deputies from the Moorpark Police Station responded to single vehicle traffic collision in the 200 block of Poindexter Avenue.  A vehicle driven by a male subject was travelling eastbound on Poindexter Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway and collided into a tree resulting in a fire.  When the fire was extinguished, deputies and firefighters discovered the occupants of the vehicle were deceased.
At this time, the identity of the occupants is unknown and the Ventura County Medical Examiners is working to identify the occupants and notify the next of kin.
It is unknown why the vehicle left the road and collided into the tree. Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is encouraged to contact Moorpark Traffic Investigator Deputy James Cochran at the Moorpark Police Station.
Prepared by: Senior Deputy David Anaya  
News Release Date: 04/11/2020  
Media Follow-Up Contact:  Deputy James Cochran (805) 947-8219 cell
 (805) 299-1507 office
 [email protected]
Approved by:
Captain Victor Fazio, Chief of Police  

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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

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