News Story


Camarillo - Fatal Traffic Accident
6/17/2013 8:30:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Fatal Traffic Accident

Report Number:



Carmen Dr. and Edgemont Dr., Camarillo  

Date & Time:

June 16, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Police Department Traffic Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


Decedent-Male Juvenile

Party-Carolyn Joan Skinner







On June 16, 2013, at approximately 5:10 PM, the Camarillo Police Department, Ventura County Fire Department and AMR responded to the intersection of Carmen Dr. and Edgemont Dr. in reference to an injury traffic accident. 


Initial reports were that a vehicle hit a juvenile riding a bicycle.  Upon further investigation, it was determined that the juvenile was riding his bicycle northbound along the west side of Carmen Dr. with two other bicyclists.  Carolyn Skinner was driving her 2000 Toyota Avalon northbound on Carmen Dr. approaching Edgemont Dr.  The juvenile attempted to cross Carmen Dr. at Edgemont Dr. and was struck by Skinner.  The juvenile sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the accident and was transported to Los Robles Regional Medical Center by AMR where he later died.  The juvenile was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. 


The accident is still under investigation by the Camarillo Traffic Bureau.  Anyone who might have witnessed the accident or is aware of anyone that might have been involved in the accident is asked to contact the Camarillo Police Department at (805) 388-5100.   



Prepared by:

Sergeant Renee Ferguson


Media Release Date:

June 17, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy John Popp (805) 388-5146


Approved by:

Captain Melissa Smith



Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).