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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Monday January 28th, 2019 :: 03:58 p.m. PST


Moorpark Fatal Traffic Accident

Nature of Incident: Fatal Traffic Collision
Report Number: 19-14538
Location: Los Angeles Avenue and Gabbert Road, Moorpark
Date & Time: January 27, 2019  @  9:12 PM.
Unit(s) Responsible: Moorpark Traffic Police Department / Traffic Unit, Thousand Oaks
Police Department Traffic Unit and Ventura County Fire.
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Velador, Stephen Albert Moorpark 33
On January 27, 2019 at about 9:12 PM, units from the Moorpark Police Department responded to a fatal traffic collision at the intersection of Los Angeles Avenue and Gabbert Road. The decedent, Stephen Velador, was driving his car westbound on Los Angeles Avenue approaching Gabbert Road when his vehicle rear-ended a semi-truck that was stopped at the intersection for a red traffic signal.
Despite rescue efforts, Velador succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This traffic collision is being investigated by the Moorpark Police Department. Anyone who may have been in the area or witnessed the traffic collision is encouraged to contact Deputy Bill Schneekloth at the Moorpark Police Station.
Prepared by: Senior Deputy David Anaya #3924  
News Release Date: January 28, 2019  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Deputy Bill Scheekloth (805) 388-5100
Approved by:
Captain John Reilly, Chief of Police

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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