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Coroner Press Releases

  1. Coroner Case #701604097
    On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 10:05 PM, officers of the California Highway Patrol were sent to Interstate 15, near mile marker 63, in the unincorporated area of Barstow, for the report of a traffic accident. Upon arrival they found a Hispanic male had been struck by a northbound semi-truck and trailer after he exited his vehicle. During the incident, the male sustained fatal injuries and he was declared dead on scene at 10:31 PM by fire department personnel. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending identification and family notification. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [05252016 0525 SC] 


  2. Coroner case #701604087
    On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 1:30 PM, the California Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle collision in the 2000 block of North Mt. Ave. in Upland. The driver, Luis Hiram Cruz Hernandez, a 28 year-old resident of Rancho Cucamonga, was pronounced deceased at the scene at 2:03 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. [05252016 0510 SC] 


  3. Coroner case # 701604073
    On 05/23/2016, at 8:38 PM, the San Bernardino Police Department responded to the 1300 block of W. Poplar Street after receiving calls regarding gunshots heard in the area. Paramedics responded and transported an adult Hispanic male to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead due to his injuries. The male's identity will be released after his family has been notified and he has been positively identified. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [052416 0815 TC] 


  4. Coroner case #701604053
    On 05/23/16, at about 6:15 AM , 57 year-old Dennis Glascock of Joshua Tree, was driving a fully loaded cement truck eastbound Hwy 62 just east of mile marker 53 in Wonder Valley. Unwitnessed, Glascock veered off the road causing the truck to rollover. Glascock was responsive at the scene. He was transported to the Robert E. Bush Naval Hospital, emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 8:03 AM. CHP is handling the investigation. [052316 1400 TC] 


  5. Coroner case #701603938
    On Tuesday, 05/17/2016, at approximately 2:00 PM, 31 year old Seth Fendelander, a resident of Big Bear City, sustained upper body trauma while in the street in the 2100 block of East State Street in Big Bear by an assailant. He was transported by ambulance to Bear Valley Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room. San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Homicide Division, is investigating this death. [052216 1600 TC] 


  6. Coroner case #701604022
    On Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 2:45 PM, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Air Medic Ambulance responded to Aztec Falls in Lake Arrowhead for a "man down". Gary Ray Roberson, a 28 year old resident of Castaic, had jumped from a cliff and struck a rock below. He was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital. [052216 1600 TC] 


  7. Coroner case# 701604031
    On Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 1:58 AM, 50 year-old Thomas John Martinez of Ontario, was struck by a vehicle on Holt Avenue, east of Bon View Avenue in Ontario. Martinez was pronounced dead on-scene from his injuries. Ontario Police is investigating the hit and run. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Ontario Police at 909-395-2001. [052216 1600 TC] 


  8. Coroner case #701603993
    On Friday, May 20, 2016, at 7:40 AM, the Ontario Police Department responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on South Euclid Avenue, just south of Acacia Street in Ontario. The pedestrian, Jesus Martinez, a 70 year old resident of Ontario, was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead in the emergency department at 8:51 AM. The Ontario Police Department is investigating the incident. [05202016 1640 EM] 


  9. Coroner case #701603992
    On Friday 05/20/2016 at 1:05 AM, a 911 call was received reporting a hit and run vehicle versus pedestrian accident at the intersection of D Street and Sixth Street in Victorville. Emergency personnel arrived at the scene to find an unidentified female dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle that struck her left without stopping. The name of the victim is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next of kin. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is investigating the incident. [05202016 1640 EM] NAME UPDATE: Dianna Galey, 50 years of age from Victorville. [052316 1355 TC] 


  10. Coroner Case #701603686
    On 05/07/2016, at 12;58 AM, a 26 year old Middle Eastern Male, was involved in a police pursuit with the California Highway Patrol. The male lost control of his vehicle on the transition road from the eastbound interstate 10 to the northbound Interstate 15, in Ontario. The subject exited his vehicle and jumped off the overpass to the Interstate below. The subject was pronounced dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol Baldwin Park Office is investigating. [05072016 0600 JK] 


  11. Coroner case #701603525
    On Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 1:00 PM, Rose Robinson, a 7 year old resident of Victorville, was a passenger in a 2003 Ford Focus that was westbound on Interstate 210, just east of Milliken Avenue in Rancho Cucamonga when it collided with a westbound Toyota Camry and then impacted the north freeway wall. Paramedics responded and transported her to Loma Linda University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 2:01 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [04302016 1805 EM] 




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