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Coroner Press Releases

  1. 701705825
    On Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 11:41 PM, officers with the Rialto Police Department and paramedics with Rialto Fire Department responded to the intersection of Spruce Avenue and West Grovewood Street in Bloomington for a shooting. Paramedics located 20 year old Anthony Villanueva of Bloomington with traumatic injuries. On Monday, August 21, 2017, at 12:01 AM, Anthony was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Rialto Police Department is investigating the incident. [08212017 1055 SC] 

  2. 701705817
    On 08/20/2017 at 8:02 pm the California Highway Patrol responded to an auto and pedestrian collision at the intersection of Waterman Avenue and 5th Street in San Bernardino. Officers arrived to find, Renail Ashley Pride, age 22 of San Bernardino, had been crossing the roadway and was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene. Pride was transported to St. Bernadine Medical Center. She was pronounced dead at 8:43 pm. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [08212017 1050 SC] 

  3. 701705775
    On 08/19/17, at 3:12 am, the California Highway Patrol received a call of a traffic collision on State Route 38 near Front Line Road in Angelus Oaks. Officers arrived to find a 1995 Gold Lexus was traveling westbound on the State Route 38 when, for an unknown reason, the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a guard rail, causing the vehicle to overturn. The driver, identified as Christopher Moe age 22 of Tustin, was ejected from the vehicle. Moe was pronounced dead on scene at 4:00 am. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [082017 0400 TC] 

  4. 701705672
    On 08/14/17, at 6:40 pm, the Fontana Police Department responded to a traffic collision on Valley Blvd, just east of Oleander Ave. Officers arrived to find the driver of a motorcycle, 32-year-old Fontana resident Gabriel Jimenez, was traveling eastbound on Valley Blvd., when he lost control and struck a parked vehicle. Jimenez was pronounced dead on scene at 6:58 pm. The Fontana Police Department in investigating the incident. [081717 2200 TC] 

  5. 701705656
    On 08/13/17, at 10:06 PM, a two vehicle traffic collision occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Timberlane Avenue, in the City of Hesperia. The collision resulted in Doug Daniel Mann, a 37-year-old resident of Hesperia, being transported to the Desert Valley Hospital, where he was declared dead at 11:39 PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. [081717 2200 TC] 

  6. 701705639
    On Sunday, August 13, 2017, at 5:06 AM, emergency personnel were sent to the westbound Interstate 10, west of Waterman Avenue, in San Bernardino, for a single vehicle motorcycle accident. Upon arrival, American Medical Response personnel declared Miguel Angel Trujillo, a 24 year old male resident of Banning, dead at 5:17 AM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. 

  7. 701705609
    On 08/11/2017, at 8:21 PM, Rialto Police and Fire Department responded to the intersection of S. Riverside Ave and W. Agua Mansa in Rialto for a two vehicle traffic collision. The decedent was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where his death was pronounced later that evening at 11:05 PM. Rialto Police Department is investigating the accident. [081217 0640 TC] 

  8. 701705612
    On 08/12/2017, at 2:36 AM, 21-year-old, Fontana resident Diane Manzon was involved in a solo vehicle traffic collision on the northbound interstate 15 at the Baseline Road off-ramp. California Highway Patrol (CHP) and American Medical Response personnel responded to the scene. Manzon was transported to San Antonio Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 3:31 AM. CHP is investigating the collision. [08122017 1330 JK] 

  9. 701705622 / 701705623
    On 08/12/2017, at 1:41 PM, 58-year-old Kathie Barber and her husband, 60-year-old Gen Miake, both Yorba Linda residents, were hiking in the area of the Amboy Crater National Monument (approximately 1.5 miles east of the parking lot area). Barber called 911 in distress that she got separated from her husband and they were lost. An extensive ground and air search was conducted by the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department. Miake was located at 4:05 PM and Barber was located about 150 yards away from her husband at 4:22 PM. Both were confirmed deceased. The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident. [081217 2230 TC] 

  10. 701705592

    On 08/10/2017, at 8:50 AM, 52-year-old, Murrieta resident Donna Montes was involved in a traffic collision, at the intersection of Hancock Avenue and Ridgewood Road in Riverside. Murrieta Police Department and Fire Department personnel responded to the scene. Montes was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center and then transferred to Loma Linda University Medical Center. Despite medical intervention, her death was pronounced at 4:33 PM. Murrieta Police Department is investigating the collision. [08112017 1100 JK]


  11. 701705544

    On 08/09/2017, at 6:21 AM, David Lee Ellis, a 61 year-old male resident of Indio, died at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton from injuries suffered in an explosion and fire that occurred at his residence in the city of Indio. The Indio Police Department is investigating the incident. [08112017 1300 JK]


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