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Man Riding Mobility Scooter Hit, Killed by DUI Driver in Tucson

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77-Year-Old Kenneth Michael Van Buren Dies in Tucson Scooter Accident at South 12th Avenue and West Michigan Drive

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Man Riding Mobility Scooter Hit, Killed by DUI Driver in Tucson

Tucson, Arizona: 77-year-old Kenneth Michael Van Buren died after being struck by a DUI suspect while riding a mobility scooter Sunday morning at an intersection in Tucson.

Authorities said the accident was reported just before 6 a.m. at South 12th Avenue and West Michigan Drive.

According to police, Van Buren was riding a mobility scooter northbound in the southbound lanes of 12th Avenue, on the west side of the roadway, when a Nissan Altima driven by 22-year-old Jorge Elfido Reyes Fajardo hit him.

Farjado was traveling northbound and drove left of center across South 12th Avenue when he struck Van Buren, then hit a light pole.

Farjado left the scene after the crash.

First responders tried to resuscitate Van Buren, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Farjado returned to the scene later and was detained.

The driver was uninjured in the crash, and police said he was impaired and his license was suspended for prior driving incidents.

He faces several felony charges, including second-degree murder and felony DUI. The suspect was detained at the Pima County Jail.

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Officer Carlos Gonzalez Killed in Car Crash at La Mesa and Amethyst Roads in Victorville

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Officer Carlos Killed in Victorville Car Accident at La Mesa and Amethyst Roads in Victorville

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Carlos Gonzalez Killed in Victorville Vehicle Collision at La Mesa Road

Victorville, California – Officer Carlos Gonzalez has been identified as the individual killed in a traffic collision early Sunday morning in Victorville, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident happened at the La Mesa Road and Amethyst Road intersection at about 1:45 a.m.

Police said a blue 2002 Ford Ranger broadsided a black Toyota Camry. The Camry sustained extensive damage while the Ford rolled over and landed on the grass at Liberty Elementary School.

Gonzalez was killed in the collision. His passenger was critically hurt.

The Camry occupants, possibly three, were taken to a hospital for review.

The incident remains under investigation.

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 Roberta Araiza Hit and Killed by Vehicle on Main Street in Hesperia

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Roberta Araiza Killed in Hesperia Pedestrian Accident on Main Street near Maple Avenue

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Roberta Araiza Fatally Injured After Car Crash on Main Street near Maple Avenue

Hesperia, CA. – The California Highway Patrol officials have identified Roberta Araiza, 35, as the female pedestrian killed in a traffic collision on Monday morning in Hesperia.

The crash occurred at about 5:20 a.m. on Main Street near Maple Avenue.

Araiza was hit by a car for unknown reasons.

She was declared dead at the accident scene.

The involved driver stayed at the scene and was cooperative.

The incident remains under investigation.

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Man Injured in Pacific Beach Motorcycle Accident at Grand and Kendall Avenues

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Collision at Grand and Kendall Avenues in Pacific Beach

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Man Injured in Pacific Beach Motorcycle Accident at Grand and Kendall Avenues

Pacific Beach, California – A motorcyclist sustained major injuries Sunday night after colliding with a vehicle in Pacific Beach.

According to the San Diego Police Department, the accident happened around 8:33 p.m. at Grand and Kendall Avenues.

A 33-year-old man was riding a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle eastbound on Grand Avenue when he entered the bicycle lane in an attempt to pass stopped traffic.

At the same time, a 33-year-old man was driving a 2020 Jeep Cherokee westbound on Grand Avenue, when he made a turn onto Kendal Avenue and broadsided the motorcycle.

The rider suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The accident remains under investigation.

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