Contact: Alfonso Zavala, Lt. Darren Simmons, or Deputy Roxanne Meyer
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-84253

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6:27 AM, October 20, 2013



Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision Involving a Death

 

Location of Incident: Highway 95 and S. Engler Avenue - Yuma, AZ


On 10/18/2013, at 1912 hrs, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision at the intersection of Highway 95 and S. Engler Avenue.

The vehicle involved was a black 2012 Nissan Versa Edge four door sedan. The Nissan was traveling westbound on Highway 95 approaching S. Engler Avenue. The pedestrian was crossing Highway 95 northbound towards S. Engler Avenue.  The Nissan collided with the pedestrian. The pedestrian was thrown over the vehicle and landed on the north shoulder of E. 16th Street.

The driver of the Nissan, Mr. Anthony S. Daniel, a 32 year old male from Mesa, AZ did not sustain injuries from the collision.

The pedestrian, Mr. Roger E. Oran, a 51 year old male from Yuma, AZ, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.

The cause of the incident is still under investigation. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the collision.
Information Released By: Sgt. K. Milner