Update on Vehicle v. Ped on 12-14-13

Release Date/Time: 12/26/2013 8:39 AM

Incident: Update on Vehicle v. Ped on 12-14-13

Report #: 13-120732

Date: Thursday, 12/26/2013

Time: 08:00 AM

Location: Main and Navajo

On December 14th, at approximately 1903 hours, Daisy Ramirez Martinez (19) was walking E/B across N. Main at Navajo in the crosswalk. She made it across the S/B lanes but as she stepped into the N/B #1 lane, Marie Arcega (46) struck her with her 2000 Toyota Camry. On December 25th Daisy died of her injuries. This was the 12th fatality from a traffic collision this year in Salinas, which is the most ever during a calendar year. Of the 12 collisions, 7 involved pedestrians.

Release Authorized by: Gerard D Ross

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