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San Jacinto Station

Posted on: November 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Traffic Collision

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Dawn Blair

File # I223170010


On Sunday, November 13, 2022, at 02:23 AM, deputies assigned to the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station responded to the area of South San Jacinto Avenue, north of Midway Avenue, regarding a major-injury traffic collision.  Deputies and Cal Fire arrived within minutes and located a single vehicle traffic collision.  A Toyota Corolla traveling northbound on South San Jacinto Avenue collided into a center median and ultimately collided into a large sign within the center median. The driver and sole occupant of the Toyota Corolla was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. South San Jacinto Avenue, between Midway Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue, was closed during this investigation. It is not known if drugs or alcohol were a factor in this investigation. The identification of the deceased will not released at this time, pending next of kin notification.

Anyone with information regarding this traffic collision is encouraged to contact Deputy McQueeney of the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station at 951-654-2702 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Dispatch at 951-776-1099.

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