Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date September 14, 2005
Contact Sergeant Duane Beckman
Phone (951) 826-5237


Fatal Traffic Collision



Riverside, Ca- On September 14, 2005, at 7:40pm, 28-year-old Korei Kilburn, a Riverside resident, was driving his 2000 Ford Taurus, traveling east in the #2 lane of Indiana Avenue. Martha Navaro, a 46-year-old female, who resides in Colton, was following her husband running northbound across Indiana Avenue from the shopping center just west of La Sierra Avenue.

Mr. Kilburnís attention was apparently drawn to Mr. Navaro as he crossed in front of him, at which time his vehicle struck Mrs. Navaro who sustained major injuries.

Witnesses called in the accident and the Riverside Fire Department responded to the scene. Riverside Fire personnel pronounced Mrs. Navaro deceased at the scene from major trauma injuries sustained in the collision.

Members of the Riverside Police Departmentís (M.A.I.T.) Major Accident Investigation Team responded to the scene and the investigation is ongoing. The Traffic Bureau requests that anyone with further information contact Sergeant Duane Beckman at (951) 826-5237 or Detective Ron Witt at (951) 826-5235.