Victim identified in fatal Mammoth collision

MLPD press release

Mammoth Lakes, CA – On Thursday, August 4, 2016, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department responded to a traffic collision on Main Street at Mountain Boulevard at approximately 2054 hours.

The deceased has been identified by the Mono County Sheriff’s Department as Gary Walker, age 61, of Mammoth Lakes.

The driver of the initial vehicle has been identified as Jesus Antonio Perezburboa, age 26, of Mammoth Lakes.

The driver of the hit and run vehicle contacted MLPD regarding the collision. The driver and vehicle have been located by the Sacramento Police Department. The driver was identified as Connor Harkins, age 27, of Sacramento. Forensics of the vehicle were completed by SPD.

We continue to urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has more information regarding Mr. Walker’s activity prior to the collision to contact the Mammoth Lakes Police Department at (760) 965-3700.

 

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Low Inyo
Low Inyo
5 years ago

Rick..I’m betting..if guilty of hit and run,a good chance that will be the only charge…not resulting in the death of the person that was already hit by the other vehicle…

Rick O'Brien
Rick O'Brien
5 years ago

I wasn’t even gonna comment on this until I remembered about the rush to judgement on the bank robbery . They hauled a guy 300 miles back to Mammoth like a hardened criminal on nothing more than a grainy photo ID. I realize that investigations take time, but it just… Read more »

sugarmags
sugarmags
5 years ago

They’re probably waiting to get more information from the coroner. They certainly could charge him with hit and run, and leaving the scene of an accident (I know when I hit a squirrel, this guy can’t possibly claim he didn’t know he hit something significant), but the fact that someone… Read more »

James Otec
James Otec
5 years ago

You were always so critical of my work, it made me a better design engineer. I will never forget you, “Model Maker 3”. Rest in Paradise Gary.

Rick O'Brien
Rick O'Brien
5 years ago

If the driver of the hit & run vehicle has been ID’d, why is he not cooling his heels in the Bridgeport lockup ? I seen to remember a bank robbery suspect that was arrested by Santa Monica PD and was transported back to Mammoth in handcuffs and he wasn’t… Read more »