On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at about 9:11pm, police responded to an auto pedestrian accident on Garapan Street by the Mom’s Round Two bar. Upon arrival, police found the victim lying on the ground with serious injuries as a result of being run over by a car.
The victim, a Ponhpean female, age 34, was under the influence of alcohol when she walked into the street and lied down as if she was going to sleep.
A friend of hers was attempting to wake the victim up and pull the victim off the road when a black 2000 Honda CRV drove over the victim. The driver of the car, a Filipino male, stopped the car and police were called.
The victim was brought by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services ambulance to the Commonwealth Health Center emergency room.
The victim was pronounced dead by Dr. Martin Rohringer at 11:59pm.
The investigation on this case is ongoing. (PR)