Fatal accident on Grand Avenue

By: Sara Zendehnam Email
By: Sara Zendehnam Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Saturday the Grand Junction Police Department confirmed that Friday night's car crash on Grand Avenue was fatal.

According to a press release the GJPD believes that at around 8:45 p.m. three men were crossing Grand Avenue mid-block around the 600 block. One of those men was Andrew Kerezman.

The driver of a pick-up truck then swerved trying to avoid them, but ended up making contact with Kerezman.

He was transported to an area hospital where he later died. According to the Mesa County Coroner's Office the cause of death is multiple injuries and the manner of death is an accident.

The GJPD is still investigating the incident, and they say that they are checking to see if any of those involved were under the influence of alcohol.

However, at this time the driver is not facing any charges.

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