Edgar Chamu Martinez Death – Cause of Death: Police identifies pedestrian struck and killed in Buckeye.
An individual reported a person found laying in the road on Jackrabbit Trail near Van Buren to a Buckeye Police officer around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16.
According to Buckeye Police Department, the victim was deceased with obvious signs of trauma consistent with being struck by a vehicle.
As officers were investigating, the driver involved in the fatal crash returned to the scene to speak with officers, police said. The driver is currently being investigated for possible impairment and was released from custody pending toxicology results.
The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Edgar Chamu Martinez and next of kin notified.