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Coroner Press Releases

  1. Coroner cases 701708364 and 701708365
    On Thursday, December 07, 2017, at 7:08 PM, a 46-year-old female, from Santa Rosa was driving a 2012 VW Toureg southbound on Highway 395 at mile Marker 44 in Boron and collided with a 59-year-old male from Ridgecrest who was driving a 1998 Chevy Prism northbound. CHP and paramedics responded to the scene and both were pronounced dead at the scene. When next of kin has been notified, their names will be released. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [12082017 0240 EM] 

  2. 701708318
    On Tuesday, 12/05/2017, at 6:00 pm, a 31-year-old male, lost control of his vehicle while traveling on Rimrock Road in Barstow and struck the rear of a residence. When Officers and Fire arrived on scene, they found the him dead. When the identification is confirmed, the name will be released. The Barstow Police Department is investigating the collision. [12062017 0630 JK] 

  3. 701708325

    On 12/05/2017 at 10:37 pm the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Communications Division received a call regarding a traffic collision at the intersection of Balsam Ave and Live Oak Ave, in Hesperia. Deputies arrived to find a 53-year-old female dead on scene at 11:08 pm. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department MAIT Division is investigating the collision. The  name will be released once identification and notification are complete. [12062017 0630 JK]


  4. 701708286
    On Monday, December 4, 2017, at about 1:30 PM, a collision was reported between two pick-up trucks along State Route 138, between Acorn Rd. and Pine Tree Rd., in Pinon Hills. A westbound GMC dual axel pickup with one occupant crossed into the eastbound lane, colliding head-on with a GMC Sierra pickup with three occupants. Emergency medical providers arrived and extracted the right-front passenger of the Sierra, Delmy Mejia Viera, a 41-year-old resident of Hesperia. Delmy Mejia was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics at 1:45 PM. All other occupants were flown to an area hospital for treatment. The collision in under investigation by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). [12042017 2200 JK] 

  5. Coroner case #701708256
    The California Highway Patrol received a wireless 911 call at 7:13 PM on 12/02/2017 reporting a single vehicle rollover on US 95 S north of Vidal Junction. Twyla Phyllis Shea Sackett, a 30 year old resident of Fort Mohave, AZ, was driving her 1999 Chevrolet Blazer southbound on US 95 S when for reasons unknown, she failed to negotiate a left hand turn and rolled over into the desert. Sackett was not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Paramedics responded and pronounced her dead at the scene. The Needles office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [12032017 0320 EM] 

  6. 701708210
    On Friday, December 1, 2017 at 5:08 am, Officers with Chino Police
    Department and paramedics responded to northbound Euclid Ave, south of Pomona Rincon
    Road, in Chino for a traffic collision. When they arrived, they found Guy
    Admire, a 56-year-old male resident of Orange,
    dead at the scene. The Chino
    Police Department is investigating the incident. [12022017 0830 JK] 

  7. 701708231 & 701708228

    On Friday, December 01, 2017, at 5:30 PM the California Highway Patrol received a call reporting a traffic collision on Old Woman Springs Road in Landers. When officers and paramedics arrived, they found a 22 year old male and a 19 year old female dead on scene.  When identifications are confirmed and families are notified, the names will be released. The California Highway Patrol is investigating. [12022017 0830 JK]


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