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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Riverside County Sheriff-Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ronald Smith

File # JV230950176


On April 5, 2023, about 8:52 pm, deputies from the Riverside Sheriff’s Jurupa Valley Station responded to the 6800 block of Limonite Avenue regarding a major injury traffic collision. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a pickup truck had left the roadway and collided into a tree. The pickup truck was engulfed in flames as deputies arrived. Cal-Fire arrived and extinguished the flames. Upon extinguishing the flames, Cal-Fire located a deceased occupant inside the truck.

The Jurupa Valley Station Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact Deputy Schwartz of the Jurupa Valley Station, at (951) 955–2600.

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