News release - 5/12/2014

Published 5/12/2014 (all press releases for this day)


Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief

OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT

NEWS RELEASE

INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision (Vehicle Versus Bicylist)
DATE/TIME: 5-12-14 / 1028 Hours
LOCATION: "A" Street at Deodar Avenue
PARTY 1: Magsie Polito, 75 years, Newbury Park resident
VEHICLE 1: Silver 2012 Lexus RX350
PARTY 2: Male, 63 years, name withheld pending notification of next of kin
VEHICLE 2: Silver mountin bike
LOSS: N/A
PREPARED BY: Brian Woolley, Traffic Sergeant, (805) 385-7847, brian.woolley@oxnardpd.org
CONTACT PERSON &
CONTACT INFO:
Senior Officer Maria Pena, (805) 385-7750, maria.pena@oxnardpd.org

DETAILS:


On 5-12-14, at 1028 hours, officers and EMS personnel responded to the intersection of "A" Street and Deodar Avenue reference an injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and bicylist.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the silver Lexus RX350 driven by Magsie Polito was traveling westbound on Deodar Avenue from Oxnard Boulevard. As the vehicle crossed "A" Street it collided with the male bicyclist. The male was ejected from the bicycle.

Responding EMS personnel attempted to resuscitate the bicyclist but he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Excessive speed was not a factor in this collision.

Persons with informaiton regarding this collision should contact Senior Officer Maria Pena at (805) 385-7750.

The investigation is continuing.
 



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