News release - 2/3/2013

Published 2/3/2013 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision – Vehicle vs. Pedestrian
DATE/TIME: February 3, 2013 at 5:42 p.m.
LOCATION: C Street at Linden Drive, Oxnard
VICTIM(S): Female, 64, of Oxnard  (Name withheld pending notification of next of kin)
DRIVER Albert Gastelum Rubio, 43, Oxnard resident
VEHICLE: Blue 1995 Chevy S-10 
PREPARED BY: Scott Aaron, Traffic Collision Investigator
Senior Officer Maria Peña (805) 385-7750

On February 3, 2013 at about 5:42 P.M., officers responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of C Street and Linden Drive. Upon arrival, officers found that a female (name withheld), 64 years old of Oxnard had been struck by a pickup driven by Albert Gastelum Rubio, 43 years old of Oxnard. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries as a result of being struck and was pronounced dead at the Ventura County Medical Center. 
Preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was crossing eastbound across C Street in an unmarked crosswalk when the vehicle driven by Rubio, who was southbound on C Street, struck her.
Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the collision.
If anyone has information about this collision, please contact Senior Officer Maria Peña at
805-385-7750. The investigation is ongoing.
DATE / TIME PREPARED:  February 3, 2013, 8:30 p.m.   


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