Coroner Press Release

 

  • 702101287: On Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 6:42 AM, officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a multi vehicle collision on the I-10 at the Cedar Avenue on ramp in Bloomington. A driver, 29-year-old Lorraine Elizarraraz of Rialto was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:09 AM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [01172021 0250 GB]
  • 702101098: On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at approximately 9:22 PM, Michael Wilson, a 39-year-old resident of San Bernardino was standing in the roadway on E. Lynwood Drive east of N. Golden Avenue, in San Bernardino when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.  He was confirmed dead at the scene. The involved vehicle, a suspected white Nissan SUV, was traveling at a high rate of speed.  The driver of the SUV left the scene of the collision. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [01172021 0250 GB]
  • 702101056: On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 1:00PM, the driver of a white box truck struck a stopped semi-tractor trailer at the freeway onramp meter at the Cherry Avenue onramp to westbound Interstate 10 in Fontana. The driver, Dorian Carrillo Yuman, a 39-year-old Los Angeles resident, was pronounced dead at 1:25PM by responding paramedics. The circumstances of the collision are being investigated by the California Highway Patrol - Rancho Cucamonga station. [01142021 0110 GB]
  • 702100636 and 702100637: A 911 call was received on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 10:02 PM reporting a house on fire on the 500 block of Bazoobuth Street in Needles. While putting the fire out, firefighters found the bodies of two juveniles deceased inside the residence believed to be 1 and 3-year-old females. The names will be released after the identification is established. The San Bernardino County Fire Department and Sheriff's Department are investigating the incident. [01132021 0015 GB]
  • 702100584: On Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 12:01 PM, a structure fire was reported at a residence located in the 62200 block of Crestview Drive, in Joshua Tree.  Four occupants sustained burns and smoke inhalation and were transported by ambulance to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where 7-year-old Gunner Hagood was pronounced dead in the emergency department.  The incident is being investigated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. [01132021 0015 GB]
  • 702100185: On Sunday, January 3, 2021, at 7:30 pm, a 52-year-old Hispanic male was stuck by a tractor trailer while walking on State Highway 58, 1 mile west of US 395, near Kramer Junction. The death was pronounced on scene. The name is being withheld pending positive identification. CHP Barstow Station is investigating the incident. [01052021 0508 GB]
  • 702100113: A 911 call was received on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at 3:55 PM reporting a collision on the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 just north of Minneola Road in Yermo. A 2006 Mercedes struck another vehicle just prior to losing control and leaving the roadway. The Mercedes rolled end over end and came to rest in the desert area between the Interstate and Yermo Road. The driver of the Mercedes, Ray Sherrill Flanders, age 83, a resident of La Palma California was pronounced dead at the scene. The Barstow office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [01052021 0508 GB]
  • 702100075: On Friday, January 1, 2020, at 1934 hours, a 911 call was received reporting a single vehicle rollover collision on the southbound lanes of Interstate 15, near mile marker 109 in Baker California. The driver of a 2004 Nissan Armada lost control and rolled the vehicle into the desert.  The 55-year-old resident of Van Nuys California was pronounced dead at the scene. The Barstow office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. [01052021 0508 GB]
  • 702010660: On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 7:40 PM, officers of the Barstow Police Department and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to Main Street and Highway 58, Barstow to investigate the report of a two-vehicle traffic collision. A 39-year-old male was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:48 PM. The incident is being investigated by the Barstow Police Department. [12172020 0505 GB]
  • 702010665: On Tuesday, December 16, 2020, at 7:17 PM, officers with the Fontana Police Department and emergency medical personnel responded to Mango Avenue and Foothill Boulevard, Fontana to investigate the report of a two-vehicle traffic collision. Samuel Medina Campos, a 28-year-old resident of Fontana was found with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:51 PM. The incident is being investigated by the Fontana Police Department. [12162020 0520 GB]
  • 702010580: On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 6:44 AM, Jamie Nordell, a 41-year-old resident of Payson UT, was the front seat passenger in a truck that was involved in a multi-vehicle collision on the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 near mile marker 151, near Baker. Nordell was pronounced dead at the scene. The Barstow office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [12162020 0420 GB]
  •  702010567: On Monday, December 14, 2020, at approximately 8:26 pm, officers with the Chino Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic collision on Central Avenue south of G Street in Chino. The driver of a 2013 Toyota Prius, Emelie Anna Hjerten, an 18-year-old resident of Chino, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Chino Police Department is investigating the collision. [12162020 0405 GB]
  • 702010491: On Monday, December 14, 2020, a wireless 911 call was received at 6:48 AM, reporting a single vehicle rollover on a dry lakebed south of the Nevada State line near Yates Well Rd. in Mountain Pass. California Highway Patrol Officers responded to find Samantha Billy, a 45-year-old resident of Las Vegas Nevada dead inside her vehicle. The Barstow office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [12162020 0405 GB]
  • 702010485 and 702010486: On Monday, December 14, 2020, at 12:19 am, officers with the San Bernardino Police Department responded to a solo vehicle traffic collision on Tippecanoe Avenue north of Harry Shepard Boulevard in San Bernardino. The driver of a 2004 Nissan was traveling northbound on Tippecanoe Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree. The driver, 20-year-old Christopher Robert Romo a resident of San Bernardino and his passenger 35-year-old Marco Antonio Aguilar a resident of Rialto were pronounced dead at the scene at 12:30 am.  The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the collision. [12162020 0405 GB]
  • 702010480: On Sunday, December 13, 2020, at 7:00 pm, officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a solo motorcycle collision on Mountain Avenue, south of Shinn Road, north of San Antonio Heights. The operator of the motorcycle, 30-year-old Justin Shariffi, a resident of Ontario was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:15 pm. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.[12162020 0405 GB]
  • 702010323:On Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 02:48 AM, officers with the California Highway Patrol and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the 3000 block of Mill Creek Road, Mentone to investigate the report of a single-vehicle traffic collision. An unidentified male was confirmed dead at the scene 02:59 AM. The name will be released after identification and notification of the next of kin is completed. The incident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol. [12112020 0455 GB]
  • 702010318: On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 8:30 PM, officers of the California Highway Patrol and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to Highway 138 East of Summit Post Office Road, Hesperia to investigate the report of a two-vehicle traffic collision. Daniel Crayton, a 31-year-old resident of San Bernardino, was confirmed dead at the scene at 8:52 PM. The incident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol. [12102020 0545 GB]
  • 702010086
    On Sunday, 12/06/2020, at 4:37 pm, officers with the San Bernardino Police Department responded to a vehicle versus motorcycle collision on Arrowhead Avenue and Alexander Avenue in San Bernardino. The driver of the motorcycle, 63-year-old Jeffrey Hewitt, a San Bernardino resident, was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead in the emergency department at 9:53 pm. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the collision. [12072020 0700 JK]
  • 702010059
    On Saturday, December 5, 2020, at 2:45 pm, officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 138 in Phelan. The driver, 42-year-old Jason Isaac Strouse, a Lake Arrowhead resident, was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and pronounced deceased in the emergency department at 3:47 pm. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [12062020 0700 JK]
  • 702010034
    On Friday, December 4, 2020, at 12:47 PM, a traffic collision was reported along the 2400 block of La Cadena Dr. in Colton. Xavier Anthony Manrique, a 19-year-old resident of Colton, was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision is under investigation by Colton Police. [12052020 0900 JK]
  • 702010017
    On Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 8:45 PM, officers with the Upland Police Department and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the intersection of Foothill Blvd and N Alta Ave, Upland to investigate the report of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. John Macias-Peralta, a 36-year-old resident of Chino, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:16 PM. The incident is being investigated by the Upland Police Department. [12052020 0900 JK]
  • 702010015
    On Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 5:25 PM, officers of Upland Police Department and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the 700 block of North Mountain Ave, Upland to investigate the report of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. A 42-year-old resident of Upland, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:12 PM. The name is being withheld pending family notification. The incident is being investigated by the Upland Police Department. [12052020 0900 JK]
  • 702009942
    On Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 2:16 AM, officers with the San Bernardino Police Department were dispatched to the area of North Sierra Way near East 34th Street in the City of San Bernardino, for the report of a single vehicle traffic collision. Mark Allen Thompson, a 34-year-old resident of San Bernardino, was pronounced dead on scene at 2:31 AM. The San Bernardino Police Department Traffic Division is investigating the incident. [12052020 0900 JK]
  • 702009875: On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 5:43 AM a 911 call was received reporting a two-car collision on southbound Interstate 15, north of mile marker 153, near Baker California. One vehicle struck another from behind causing both to lose control and roll over. Emergency crews responded to find Heidi Cai, a 56-year-old resident of Las Vegas, lying in the center divider. She did not respond to medical treatment and was pronounced dead at the scene 6:12 AM. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Las Vegas area hospitals. The Barstow office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [12012020 1832 GB]
  • 702009785, 702009787, & 702009793
    On 11/27/2020 at 11:47pm Officers with San Bernardino Police Department responded to the intersection of Kendal Dr. and University Pkwy in the City of San Bernardino for a traffic collision. There were multiple individuals injured. One adult male was pronounced dead on scene at 11:47pm and two juveniles were pronounced dead at an area hospital at a later time. The names of the individuals will be released when identifications are complete, and all family members are notified. The San Bernardino Police Department is also investigating. [12012020 1230 JK]
  • 702009874
    On Tuesday, 12/01/2020, at 5:22am, a 911 call was received reporting a pedestrian struck by a semi-truck on the westbound Interstate 10, west of N Etiwanda Avenue in Ontario. Michael Mejia Sr., age 59, resident of Gardena, was the pedestrian that was struck. Michael was pronounced dead on scene at 5:43am. California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [12012020 1000 JK]
  • 702009836
    On Monday, 11/30/2020, at 5:38am, a 911 call was received reporting a traffic collision involving a motorcyclist on Mountain View Avenue and E Central Avenue in San Bernardino. Victor Navarrete, age 48, a resident of San Bernardino, was the motorcyclist which collided into a semi-truck and was pronounced dead on scene at 5:51am. San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [11302020 1200 JK]
  • 702009810
    On Sunday, 11/29/2020, at 2:12am, a 911 call was received reporting a traffic collision on Mariposa Road north of Nisqualli Road in Victorville. Anthony Little, age 74, was on a motorized scooter when he was struck by a vehicle and was pronounced dead on scene at 2:30am. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. [11302020 1000 JK]
  • 702009791
    On Saturday, 11/28/2020, at 6:24am, a 911 call was received regarding a pedestrian found down on the shoulder of State Route 259 near the intersection with Baseline Street, in San Bernardino. Lamario Davis, a 49-year-old resident of Victorville, was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:23am. The California Highway Patrol is also investigating. [11302020 1000 JK]
  • 702009738:
    On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at 10:14 PM, a 911 call was received reporting a single vehicle rollover on Interstate 40, approximately four miles east of Ludlow. The driver of a Toyota 4Runner was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of the next of kin. The Barstow office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [11/27/2020, 0600 GB]
  • 702009701:
    On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at approximately 1:35 AM, Ariel Vezina, age 26, of Phelan, was driving southbound on SR-247 (Old Woman Springs Rd.) near Rattlesnake Canyon Rd., in Landers, when she lost control of her vehicle, the vehicle overturned and ran off the roadway.  Vezina was pronounced dead on scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating this incident. [11262020 0430 GB]
  • 702009700:
    On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at 11:27 PM, California Highway Patrol and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to Highway 138, south of Dusty Lane in Phelan to investigate the report of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. Roscoe Chadwick, a 48-year-old resident of Long Beach, was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:54 PM. The incident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol. [11262020 0430 GB]
  • 702009689:
    On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at 3:16 PM, a head-on collision occurred between a northbound automobile and southbound semi tractor-trailer rig along Cajon Blvd. in Devore, just north of the northern loop of Keenbrook Road.  The driver of the automobile, Anthony Lee Glendening, a 34-year-old resident of Hesperia, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:30 PM.  The collision was under investigation by California Highway Patrol.  [11262020 0430 GB]
  • 702009567
    On November 21, 2020 at 6:34 PM, Redlands Police Department received a 911 call regarding a vehicle vs. motorcycle traffic collision on Judson Street near Central Avenue in Redlands, Ca. Eric Figueroa, age 38, resident of Redlands, was riding his motorcycle north on Judson Street when he collided with a vehicle that made a U-turn in front of him. Figueroa was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Redlands Police Department's Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision. [11222020 0700 JK]
  • 702009301
    On Friday, November 13, 2020, Jaime Lucas Morales, a 49-year-old resident of Yucaipa, was driving his pick-up truck east along Wildwood Canyon Rd. At 1:46 PM, at the intersection with Oak Grove Rd. in Yucaipa, Morales’s vehicle veered into the oncoming lane and struck a pickup truck. Morales was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. [11/16/20 0700 JK]
  • 702009227
    On Sunday, November 8, 2020, Dino John Bucci, Jr., a 39-year-old resident of Barstow, became involved in an altercation. Bucci was transported initially to Barstow Community Hospital emergency department and was then flown to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead on November 11, 2020, at 9:49 AM. The incident is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Specialized Investigation Detail. [11/16/20 0700 JK]
  • 702009174:
    On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at 3:47 AM, a 911 call was received reporting a pedestrian was struck by vehicle on East Third Street at N. Waterman Avenue in San Bernardino.  The pedestrian, Demetre Peterson, age 41, a resident of Rialto was pronounced dead on scene.  San Bernardino Police Department is investigative the incident. [11112020 0325 GB]
  • 702009155:
    On Monday, November 9 ,2020, at 9:33 AM, a 911 call was received reporting a vehicle collided into a semi-truck on northbound Interstate 15, south of Cleghorn in Devore.  The driver of the vehicle Amber Caughey, age 37, a resident of Aliso Viejo collided into a semi-truck that was traveling north on Interstate 15. Caughey was transported to Community Hospital of San Bernardino where she was pronounced dead at 10:41 AM.  California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [11112020 0325 GB]
  • 9702009163:
    On Monday, November 9, 2020, at 7:33 PM, officers of Fontana Police Department and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the intersection of Foothill Blvd and Hemlock Ave, Fontana, to investigate the report of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. Alberto Plata, a 43-year-old resident of Oceanside, was pronounced dead on scene at 7:42 PM. The name is being withheld pending the notification of family. The incident is being investigated by the Fontana Police Department. [11102020 0610 GB]
  • 702009062:
    On Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 5:04 PM, a collision was reported in Rancho Cucamonga.  Clifton Ray Vandiver, a 55-year-old resident of Rancho Cucamonga, was driving his Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound along Base Line Road in Rancho Cucamonga.  At the intersection with Spruce Avenue a pickup truck traveling westbound on Base Line turned left onto Spruce crossing into Vandiver's path.  Vandiver struck the pickup, sustaining major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.  San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the collision. [11062020 0030 GB]
  • 702008938
    On Monday, 11/02/2020, at 12:04 am, a Hispanic female was struck by a vehicle on State Route 60 east of Pipeline Avenue in Chino. The female was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the female will be released once positive identification and next of kin notification has been made. The California Highway Patrol is investigation the collision. [11032020 0600 JK]
  • 702008911
    On Saturday, October 31, 2020, at 12:55 pm, officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 330 in Running Springs. A passenger, 29-year-old Fnu Vikrant Chand of Irvine, was pronounced deceased at the scene at 1:33 pm. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [11012020 1530 JK]
  • 702008904
    On Saturday, 10/31/2020, at approximately 2:00 am, a 53-year-old Hispanic female, Martina Ramirez-Renteria, a resident of Fontana, was struck by the train car in the BNSF rail yard in San Bernardino. She was pronounced deceased on scene. BNSF is also investigating. [11012020 1530 JK]
  • 702008865:
    On Wednesday, 10/28/2020, at 9:24 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department received a report of shots fired, and responded to the 15000 block of Redondo Drive, Victorville. Joseph Cui, a 20-year-old resident of Victorville, was lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital and where he was pronounced dead at 10:04 PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail is investigating the incident. [10302020 0343 GB]
  • 702008552:
    On Friday, 10/16/2020, at 5:07 p.m., a 911 call was received reporting an adult Hispanic male transient was found down on the 900 block of Mill Street, San Bernardino. Personnel with the San Bernardino County Fire Department and the San Bernardino Police Department responded and confirmed death at 5:27 p.m. There was no identification located on or near the body. The male was approximately 5’10” tall and weighed 217 pounds. His hair was short and brown, and the eyes were brown. He was wearing a black and white polo shirt and blue shorts. If you have information regarding the identity of the male, please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner, Coroner Division at 909-387-2978. [10292020 0020 GB]
  • 702008792 :
    On Monday, 10/26/2020, at 6:03am, a 911 call was received reporting a traffic collision at the intersection of Hemlock Avenue and Slover Avenue in Fontana.  A vehicle was traveling northbound on Hemlock Avenue and was struck by a semi-truck traveling west bound on Slover Avenue.  A passenger of the vehicle, Robert Pitt, age 68, a resident of Fontana was transported to Kaiser Foundation Hospital Emergency Department in Fontana where he was pronounced dead at 6:46am.  Fontana Police Department is investigating the incident. [10272020 0040 GB]
  • 702008779
    On 10/25/2020, at 9:37 pm, the California Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle traffic collision on the westbound State Route 210 east of Beech Avenue in Fontana. The driver of a Honda Odyssey lost control of the vehicle and overturned in the center divider. An unrestrained rear passenger, a 26-year-old male was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the male will be released once positive identification is made and the next of kin is notified. The California Highway Patrol is investigation the collision. [10262020 1400 JK]
  • 702008776 and 702008777
    On Sunday, 10/25/2020 at approximately 6:20 pm, officers from the Redlands Police Department and Redlands Fire Department personnel responded to the 2100 block of San Bernardino Avenue, Redlands, to investigate the report of a two-vehicle traffic collision. They found a sedan had struck the rear of a parked semi-truck and trailer. Fire department paramedics pronounced a 20-year old male and 25-year-old male, dead at the scene. The names of the males will be released once positive identification is made and the next of kin is notified. The Redlands Police Department is investigation the collision. [10262020 1400 JK]
  • 702008764:
    On Sunday, 10/25/2020, at 6:20am, a vehicle was found in the wash area below the east bound 210 freeway near the north bound 15 transition road in Rancho Cucamonga.  The driver of the vehicle, Kenneth Varner, age 44 a resident of Downey California was confirmed dead on scene at 7:00am.  California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [10272020 0040 GB]
  • 702008763:
    On Sunday, 10/25/2020, at 1:55 am, a Hispanic male adult was struck by a vehicle on State Route 210 east of Alder Avenue in Rialto. The male was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the male will be released once positive identification is made and the next of kin is notified. The California Highway Patrol is investigation the collision. [10262020 1400 JK]
  • 702008778
    On Sunday, 10/25/2020, at 9:51 pm, Christian Tyler-Miskofski, age 20 of Victorville, was struck by a vehicle while walking across the street in the 14000 block of Seventh Street in Victorville. He was pronounced deceased on scene. The incident is being investigated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Major Accident Investigation Team. [10262020 0700 JK]
  • 702008717
    On Friday, 10/23/2020, at 11:15 pm, Upland Police Department received a 911 call regarding a single vehicle roll over traffic collision near the intersection of Benson Avenue and 15th Street in Upland. The driver, Citlalli Medina Pacheco, age 19, was pronounced deceased on the scene. Upland Police are investigating the incident. [10232020 0700 JK]
  • 702008712
    On Thursday, 10/22/2020, at 6:50 pm, a Hispanic male adult was struck by a vehicle on the I 215 northbound near Orange Show Road, in San Bernardino. He was pronounced deceased on scene. Identification is being withheld pending notification to next of kin. California Highway Patrol Inland Division is investigating the incident. [10232020 0700 JK]
  • 702008692
    On Thursday, 10/22/2020, at approximately 8:00 am, the California Highway Patrol responded to 911 calls reporting a head-on traffic collision involving a school bus and a 2020 Nissan Sentra on National Trails Highway and Hodge Road in Barstow. Paramedics arrived on scene and pronounced the driver of the Nissan, Matthew Derek Loper, a 35-year-old resident of Helendale dead. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [10222020 1700 JK]
  • 702008633
    On 10/20/2020 at 6:47 AM emergency services received a call regarding a single vehicle collision on Valle Vista Road in Twentynine Palms. Paramedics found Thavreak Khoeum, a 37-year-old resident of Twentynine Palms, dead on scene. The California Highway Patrol is also investigating the collision. [10212020 1200 JK]
  • 702008571:
    On Saturday, October 17, 2020, at approximately 5:35 PM, Eduardo Sandoval, age 35, a resident of San Bernardino was the driver of a reported stolen vehicle. He was traveling eastbound on the 300 block of E. Baseline Road, in Rialto. He failed to stop for a steady red signal and was involved in a traffic collision with two other vehicles.  Sandoval was transported by ambulance to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 6:20 PM. The Rialto Police Department is investigating the collision. [10272020 1630GB]
  • 702008549:
    On Friday, October 16, 2020, at approximately 4:02 PM, the San Bernardino Police Department dispatch center received a call reporting a head-on traffic collision on Highland Ave. west of Macy St., in San Bernardino. Alexander Barrientos, a 26 year old resident of San Bernardino, was the right front passenger in a 2016 Nissan Sentra that was struck head-on by a two-door sports coupe, which reportedly veered into the opposing traffic lanes. Paramedics with San Bernardino County Fire Department pronounced Barrientos dead on scene. The San Bernardino Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. [10192020 0615GB]
  • 702008553:
    On Friday, 10/16/2020, the California Highway Patrol emergency dispatch receive a 911 call at 8:18 PM, reporting a single vehicle traffic incident on Interstate 15 north of Harvard Rd., in the unincorporated area of Yermo. When officers arrived, they found a passenger of the vehicle, Jairo Ramirez, a 14-year-old resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, was ejected during the incident was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:21 PM. The Barstow office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.
  • 702008517:
    On Thursday, 10/15/2020, the California Highway Patrol emergency dispatch received a 911 call at 5:50 AM reporting a single vehicle traffic incident occurred approximately one mile west of Needles on Interstate 40. When officers arrived, the driver of a 1992 Ford F150, a White male the approximate age of 55, was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:28 AM. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending a positive identification and the notification of next of kin. The Needles Office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [10172020 2038 JL]
  • 702008457:
    On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 1:52 AM, officers of the California Highway Patrol and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the area of the Interstate 215 near the intersection of Interstate 10, to investigate the report of a three-vehicle traffic collision. When they arrived, the driver of a Nissan sedan, Boy Anthony Prado, a 25-year-old San Bernardino resident, was pronounced deceased at 2:10 AM. The incident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol. [10172020 2015 JL]
  • 702008476:
    On Tuesday, 10/13/2020, at 7:14 PM, officers of the Rialto Police Department and Rialto Fire Department personnel responded to the 1400 block of N. Locust Avenue, in the City of Rialto, to investigate the report of a two-vehicle traffic collision. Upon arrival, Juan Luna, a 58-year-old Fontana resident, the driver of a 2012 Chevrolet utility truck, was pronounced deceased on scene at 7:28 PM, by Rialto Fire Department personnel. Rialto Police Department is investigating the incident. [10172020 1957 JL]
  • 702008477
    On 10/14/2020, at about midnight, 44-year-old Apple Valley resident Steven Michael Thronson was found unresponsive in a friend’s residence located in the 16700 block of Tracy Street in Victorville. Emergency responders pronounced Thronson deceased at 12:10 AM. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. The death is being investigated by the San Bernardino Sheriff Department. [10142020 0920 TC]
  • 702008449
    On Wednesday, 10/12/2020, at 10:19 pm, a white male adult, pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the 600 block of South Riverside Avenue. The male was pronounced deceased on scene. Rialto Police Department is investigating the incident. The identity of the male is being withheld pending notification to next of kin. [10132020 0900 JK]
  • 702008374:
    On Friday, 10/09/2020, at 6:53 AM, emergency medical services and law enforcement personnel were dispatched to a traffic collision on Bear Valley Road just east of Tujunga Drive in Apple Valley. They located two vehicles involved in a head-on collision. Kyle Hill, a 33-year-old Apple Valley resident, was extricated from one of the vehicles and transported to the Desert Valley Hospital emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 8:23 AM. The incident is being investigated by California Highway Patrol - Victorville. [10102020 1430 GB]
  • 702008373
    On Friday, 10/09/2020, at approximately 8:00 AM, the Upland Police Department responded to 911 calls reporting a single vehicle traffic collision involving a 2020 Dodge Ram pick-up truck on N. Euclid Avenue south of 14th Street in Upland. Paramedics from the San Bernardino County Fire Department arrived on scene and pronounced the driver of the Dodge, Randall Earle Sirkow, a 29-year-old resident of Rancho Cucamonga dead at 8:09 AM. The Upland Police Department is investigating the collision. [10102020 1430 GB]
  • 702008310
    On Wednesday, 10/07/2020, at 1:30 am, a Black female adult was driving a silver Honda Accord north on D street near Air Expressway in Victorville. She lost control and left the roadway. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name is being withheld pending notification to next of kin. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. [10072020 1600 JK]
  • 702008219
    On Sunday, October 04, 2020, at approximately 9:12 PM, an unidentified driver, believed to be a 66-year-old male resident of Lake Arrowhead, was driving in a northerly direction on State Highway 173, approximately .3 miles north of Arbon Ln., in Lake Arrowhead when he lost control of his vehicle, struck a tree and caught fire. The driver was pronounced dead on scene. The name will be withheld pending identification and notification of the next of kin. [10062020 1100 GB]
  • 702008183 & 702008184
    On Friday, October 2, 2020, at 9:48 PM, officers with the California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the area of the Interstate 15, near mile marker 142, in Baker, for a reported two-vehicle traffic collision. Upon arrival, they found a compact car crossed over the center median and struck an SUV at a high rate of speed. The driver of the compact car (702008183) Isaac Martel White, age 25, a resident of Memphis Tennessee was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the SUV, James Jin Kao, age 52, a resident of Rancho Mirage was also pronounced dead on scene. The California Highway Patrol – Barstow Station, is investigating the incident. [10062020 1100 GB]
  • 702008044
    On September 28, 2020, at approximately 5:30 AM, Michael Simon, a 36-year-old resident of Apple Valley, was the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Dale Evans Parkway and Stoddard Wells Road in Apple Valley. Simon was transported to St. Mary Medical Center where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room. Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this traffic collision. [09292020 0700 JK]
  • 702008008
    On 09/25/2020, at 9:19 pm, pedestrian, David A. Birt, 33-year-old resident of Apple Valley was struck by a vehicle on Highway 18 near Mandan Road, in Apple Valley. Paramedics and deputies with the Sheriff’s Department responded and Birt was pronounced dead on scene at 9:32 pm. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigation the collision. [09262020 0700 JK]
  • 702007963
    On 09/24/2020, at 9:22 am, a 911 call was received reporting a motorcycle collision on N Mt. Vernon Avenue and E Rialto Avenue in San Bernardino. The motorcyclist, David Lowe, age 54, resident of Colton, was traveling north on Mt. Vernon Avenue when he was struck by another vehicle. Lowe was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Emergency Department where he was pronounced dead at 10:00 am. San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [09252020 0700 JK]
  • 702007372:
    On Thursday, 09/03/2020, at 5:32 PM, a 911 call was received reporting a submerged vehicle in the Colorado River, approximately 1/2 mile east of Coors Island. Divers from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department were able to see a female body inside the vehicle. The vehicle was recovered from the river on 09/04/2020, at 9:41 AM. The person inside the vehicle was believed to be a 66-year-old resident of Bullhead City Arizona. The name is being withheld until the identification is confirmed. The Marine Enforcement Division of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. [09082020 1420 GB] Update: The decedent was identified as Phillis Louise Shallcross, age 66, a resident of Bullhead City Arizona. [10062020 1106GB]
  • 702007419:
    On Sunday, 09/06/2020, at 8:26 am, a 911 call was received reporting a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle on southbound 395, south of mile maker 40, in Kramer Junction. The motorcyclist, James Rodgers, age 71, a resident of Fallbrook California was traveling south on 395 when a vehicle that was also traveling south on 395 veered off the roadway and back onto the roadway striking Rodgers as he was passed. Rodgers was transported to Victor Valley Global Medical Center Emergency Department where he was pronounced dead at 9:37 am. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [09072020 0923 GB]
  • 702007415:
    On Sunday, 09/06/2020, at 6:32 am, a 911 call was received reporting a vehicle in a dirt field, west of Sheep Creek Road and south of Sandstone Road in Phelan. The vehicle was occupied by a single person and appeared to be traveling north on Sheep Creek Road and veered off the roadway into the dirt field and rolled over multiple times ejecting the driver from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was Mario Rodriguez, age 30, a resident of Bloomington. San Bernardino County Fire Department paramedics pronounced Rodriguez dead at 6:46 am. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [09072020 0923 GB]
  • 702007387:
    At 4:36 PM on 09/04/2020, a 911 call was received reporting a two-vehicle traffic collision on the southbound U.S. Route 95 near mile marker 19 north of Vidal Junction. Emergency personnel responded and declared the driver of one of the involved vehicle, a 63-year-old male, deceased on scene. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The Needles office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [09052020 0521 JL]
  • 702007385:
    On Friday, 09/04/2020, at 1:42 PM, a 911 call was received reporting a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle on N. State Street and W. Darby Street in Muscoy. Emergency personnel responded and transported the motorcyclist, Jose Madrigal, a 26-year-old resident of San Bernardino, to the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Emergency Department, where he was pronounced dead at 2:15 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.[09042020 2128 JL]
  • 702007358:
    On Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 3:06 PM, the California Highway Patrol Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a traffic collision involving an SUV and a semi-tractor and trailer at El Mirage Road and Sheep Creek Road in the El Mirage portion of Adelanto. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the location, and upon arrival 41-year-old Jie Zhao-Willsey of Highland, the driver of the SUV, was declared dead on scene by American Medical Response paramedics. [09042020 2049 JL]

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