Coroner Press Release

  • 702005119 / 702005120:                                                                              On 07/03/2020, at about 10:00 PM, San Bernardino Police were pursuing a Dodge Charger driven by 20-year-old San Bernardino resident Michael Levario. A 15-year-old San Bernardino child, Mario Levario, was a passenger in the vehicle with him. The driver fled at a high rate of speed westbound on West 5th Street. the driver lost control of the vehicle, collided with the north guardrail, and launched into the air. The vehicle landed in the East Lytle Creek Basin below the roadway. San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the collision. [070920 1330 TC]
  • 702005090 / 702005091:                                                                              On 07/03/2020, at approximately 6:40 AM, a silver Mazda SUV was traveling westbound on State Highway 18 near Custer Road in Lucerne Valley. A black Nissan sedan was traveling eastbound when, for an unknown reason, the Nissan crossed the centerline into the westbound lane. The vehicles collided head on. The driver of the Nissan, Nuevo, CA resident, Albert Arroyo, age 37, and the front seat passenger of the Mazda, Lucerne Valley, CA resident Margarita Arellano, age 67, were pronounced dead on scene. The CHP is investigating the collision.[070920 1320 TC]
  • 702005158:On Monday, July 6, 2020, at 1:44 AM, Rialto Police officers were near West Merrill Avenue when they heard a loud noise. Officers responded to W Merrill Avenue, East of S Cactus Avenue and saw a single vehicle collision. The driver, Steven Daniel Cardona, age 26, a resident of Rialto was the sole occupant of his vehicle. He was pronounced dead on scene at 1:45 AM. The Rialto Police Department is investigating the collision. [07082020 0115 GB]
  • 702005231:On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, Marco Antonio Banuelos, a 24-year-old resident of Fontana, was riding his motorcycle southbound along Rochester Ave., approaching the intersection with Foothill Blvd., in Rancho Cucamonga. Vehicles were stopped for a traffic light. At 2:55 PM he collided with the rear-end of a stopped automobile, sustaining head injuries. Banuelos was transported by ambulance to San Antonio Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead in the emergency department at 3:35 PM. The scene investigation was conducted by San Bernardino County Sheriff Department. [07082020 0115 GB]
  • 702005143:On Sunday, July 5, 2020, at 4:58 AM, Josue De Franco, age 34, a resident of Chino, was driving on El Prado Road at Pine Ave. in the City of Chino. For an unknown reason, his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:10 AM. Chino Police Department is investigating the collision. [07082020 0115 GB]
  • 702005140:On Sunday, July 5, 2020, at 2:08 AM, a 911 call was received reporting a single vehicle collision on N. Mountain View Ave. near 26th street in San Bernardino. The driver of the vehicle was Michael Mosqueda, age 34, a resident of San Bernardino was transported by ambulance to the St. Bernardine Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 2:41am. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [07082020 0115 GB]
  • 702004841: On June 24, 2020, at approximately 1:10 PM, officers of the California Highway patrol and San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel were dispatched to State Route 38 near mile marker 24.77, in the unincorporated area of Angelus Oaks to investigate the report of a two-vehicle traffic collision. Upon arrival, the driver of a 2016 Hyundai, 34-year-old Juan Carlos Cruz of Los Angeles, was declared dead at 1:39 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [07062020 0157 JL]
  • 702004999:On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at approximately 4:35 AM, officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 near the Jurupa Street off-ramp, in Ontario, for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, the pedestrian, 35-year-old Daun Sanders, of Shingletown, CA, was pronounced dead by paramedics with Ontario Fire Department at 5:02 AM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [070320201220 GB]
  • 702005033: On Wednesday, July 01, 2020, at approximately 9:47 PM, 38-year-old Jose Martin Aguirre of Fontana was riding his Suzuki motorcycle eastbound on Foothill Blvd. approaching Beech Ave., in the City of Fontana. The driver of a Nissan Altima traveling westbound on Foothill Blvd. turned left in front of Aguirre. Aguirre was unable to avoid striking the right side of the Nissan. Aguirre was taken to Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Fontana for treatment of his injuries. He failed to respond to the treatment and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10:37 PM. The Fontana Police Department is investigating the incident. [07022020 0548 GB]
  • 702005024: On Wednesday, July 01, 2020, at 2:38 pm, officers with the Fontana Police Department responded to shots fired call on the 12000 block of Glenheather Drive in Fontana. 46-year-old Daniel Duran Sr. of Hesperia was transported to Kaiser Foundation Hospital Fontana and pronounced dead in the emergency department at 3:17 pm. The Fontana Police Department is investigating the incident. [07012020 2110 GB]
  • 702004881:  On Thursday, June 25, 2020, at approximately 10:41 PM, 75-year-old David Morse, a resident of Yucca Valley, was crossing State Route 62 outside the crosswalk at Hermosa Ave., in Yucca Valley. The driver of a Jeep traveling westbound on SR 62 struck pedestrian who landed in the roadway. Paramedics and deputies responded to the scene. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this incident.
  • 702004880:                                                                                                                                           On Thursday, June 25, 2020, at approximately 3:04 PM, 81-year-old Ramona Pedrosa of Yucca Valley was a restrained passenger in a vehicle that was struck broadside on the passenger side by another vehicle. The collision occurred in the area of State Route 62 and Airway Ave., in Yucca Valley. Pedrosa was transported by ambulance to Hi Desert Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.  The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this incident.
  • 702004726:
    On Friday, 6/19/2020 at approximately, 8:12 PM, personnel with the Barstow Police Department and Barstow Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle traffic collision near the 1900 block of E Main Street, Barstow. Driver, 31-year-old Adam Scott of Barstow, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:21 PM. The Barstow Police Department is investigating the collision. [06222020 0633 JL]
  • 702004722:
    On Friday, 6/19/2020 at approximately, 5:29 PM, San Bernardino County Fire Department personal and deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to a traffic collision on Highway 395 in the City of Victorville. Motorcycle driver, 25-year-old Jacob Echegoyen of Victorville, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:40 PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the collision. [06222020 0635 JL]
  • 702004636:
    On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at approximately 3:33 AM, officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the eastbound lanes of State Route 138 near mile marker 13.5 for the report of a pedestrian having been struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, the pedestrian, 25-year-old Markella Smith, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was pronounced dead by paramedics with San Bernardino County Fire Department at 4:00 AM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [062220 0627 JL]
  • 702004700:
    On Thursday, June 19, 2020, at approximately 9:37 PM, emergency medical personnel were sent to Carbon Canyon Rd. south of Canyon Hills Rd. in Chino Hills, for the report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, the pedestrian, 27-year-old Jacob Harr of Chino Hills, was declared dead by Chino Valley Fire Department personnel at 9:44 PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. [06222020 0613 JL]
  • 702004621:
    On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 12:41 pm, officers with the San Bernardino Police Department responded to the intersection of Kendall Drive and Little Mountain Drive in San Bernardino for a multiple vehicle collision. A driver, 26-year-old Gabriel Matthew Sierra of San Bernardino was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:48 pm. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the collision. [06172020 0245 GB]
  • 702004613, 702004615, 702004616:
    On Tuesday, 06/16/2020, at 9:28 am, An SUV was travelling on Interstate 10 eastbound, west of Haven Ave. in Ontario. For an unknown reason, the SUV collided with a tractor trailer. A different tractor trailer collided with the rear of the SUV. All three occupants of the SUV, Rachel Miller, age 27 from San Dimas, Aubree Hardy, age 5 from San Dimas and Aaron Hardy, age 25 from Fontana were all pronounced dead on scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [06172020 0245 GB]
  • 702004540
    On 06/12/2020, at 9:57AM a passerby called 911 regarding a vehicle off the roadway on Northbound Interstate 15, north of Harvard Road, in the unincorporated Newberry Springs area. California Highway Patrol officers and emergency medical personnel responded. They found Gerald Barber, a 55-year-old male resident of Compton deceased at the scene. He was confirmed dead at 10:57AM. California Highway Patrol - Barstow is investigating the incident. [06142020 1700 JK]
  • 702003846
    On 05/16/2020, at 1:04 am, the Fontana Police Department responded to a 911 call of a vehicle versus pedestrian in the area of Sierra Avenue and Summit Avenue in Fontana. The pedestrian, 27-year-old Emil Crisan of Hesperia was pronounced dead at the scene. The Fontana Police Department is investigating the collision. [06142020 1700 JK]
  • 702004520:
    On Thursday, June 11, 2020, at 1:33PM, law enforcement and medical personnel were summoned to a drowning incident in the Boulder Bay area of Big Bear Lake. After a search of the area rescue divers located Carlos Ardissonni, a 17-year-old resident of Thermal, Riverside County. Ardissonni was pronounced dead on scene at 3:18PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department- Big Bear station is investigating the incident. [06112020 2256 GB]
  • 702004440
    On Monday, June 08, 2020, at 2:25 am, deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department responded to a bicyclist struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Etiwanda Avenue and Whittram Avenue in Rancho Cucamonga. The bicyclist, 61-year-old Eric John Konz of Rancho Cucamonga was pronounced deceased at the scene at 2:46 am. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident. [06082020 0930 JK]
  • 702004423
    On Sunday, June 07, 2020, at 3:18 am, deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department responded to the intersection of Haven Avenue and Base Line Road in Rancho Cucamonga for a multi vehicle collision. A driver was pronounced deceased at the scene at 3:27 am. His identity will be release once identification and notification to his family are complete. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident. [06072020 1600 JK]
  • 702004419
    On Sunday, June 07, 2020, at 4:55 am, officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a call for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Ranchero Road and Desert Forest Road in Hesperia. The pedestrian, 18-year-old Andrew Ray Moya of Apple Valley was pronounced deceased at the scene at 5:19 am. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [06072020 0900 JK]
  • 702004401, 702004402, 702004403
    On Friday, 06/05/2020, a passerby reported seeing the wreckage of an aircraft in the Crafton Hills Preserve. San Bernardino County Sheriff Division Aviation personnel responded to the area and located the downed fixed wing aircraft in the hills south of Hwy 38 in the city of Redlands. At 4:08PM, Deputies confirmed the death of the three occupants as the pilot, 64 year old Christopher Hark, of Big Bear City, and the passengers 40 year old Sheryl Doucette and her daughter, 11-year-old Gineva Doucette, both from Big Bear Lake.  Redlands Police Department and The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the circumstances of the collision. [06072020 0700 JK]
  • 702004314, 702004315, 702004316, 702004317:
    On Monday, June 01, 2020, at 11:11 pm, deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department responded to the intersection of Hesperia Road and Lemon Street in Hesperia for a multiple vehicle collision. A driver, 26-year-old Crystal Jewel Harris of Hesperia and her three passenger's, 18-year-old Kahlil Malik Hooks of Victorville, a 16-year-old female from Apple Valley, and 16-year-old female from Fontana were all pronounced dead at the scene at 11:21 pm. The names of the two 16-year-old victims will be released once their identity has been confirmed. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is investigating the collision. [06032020 0125 GB]
  • 702004301:
    On Monday, 6/01/2020, at 4:38 PM, San Bernardino County Fire Department personal and officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a single car collision in the 5000 block of Arrowhead Lake Road.  The driver, 38- year- old Mark Nottingham of Colton was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:59 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [06032020 0125 GB]
  • 702004286:
    On Monday, June 01, 2020, at 2:15 AM, officers with the San Bernardino Police Department responded to a multi vehicle collision at the intersection of Lynwood Drive and Mountain Avenue in San Bernardino. A driver, 37-year-old Joseph Mendivil of San Bernardino was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:25 AM. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the collision. [06032020 0125 GB]

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