Charles Keiser and Pedro Noriega, Jr. Seriously Injured When Struck By U.S. Border Patrol Truck
Wellton, Arizona—Charles Keiser and Pedro Noriega, Jr. were seriously injured on Wednesday night when the golf cart in which they were riding was struck from behind by a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle driven by Agent Nicholas Ramirez.
Mr. Keiser and Mr. Noriega were transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. Agent Ramirez sustained no injuries. Mr. Noriega was later transferred to a hospital in Phoenix. Both men continue to be hospitalized.
Wellton Police officials report that there was substantial damage to the golf cart and the Border Patrol vehicle. Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is assisting with the accident investigation. Anyone with information about the accident is urged to contact Sergeant David Rodriguez of the Wellton Police Department at 928-785-4887.
We wish Mr. Keiser and Mr. Noriega complete and rapid recoveries.
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