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  1. Coroner Case #701403069 - at 4:33 hours on 04/18/2014, Linda Ann Harrell, a 53 year old resident of Adelanto, was traveling westbound on Palmdale Rd. approaching Bellflower St., in Adelanto, on a 1987 Yamaha motorcycle.  The driver of a silver 2007 Chevrolet truck was traveling southbound on Bellflower St.  The driver of the truck pulled out in front of Harrell causing her to collide with the driver side of the truck.  Harrell was confirmed dead at the scene.  The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department is investigating the collision. [04192014 0642 CN]

  2. Coroner case #701403070--- at 7:57 PM on 04/18/2014, San Bernardino Police Department officers responded to a 911 call for suspicious circumstances the 3100 block of Cajon Blvd, in San Bernardino. Officers found a 51 year old Black male with trauma to the upper body. The man was confirmed dead on scene of his injuries at 8:10 PM. The decedent’s name will be released pending notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be completed to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino Police Department Homicide is investigating the incident. [04192014 0126 CN]

  3. Coroner Case #701402827 - On 04/17/2014 around 5:35 P.M., paramedics and law enforcement responded to a traffic collision on Interstate 10 west of Cedar Ave., in Bloomington. When emergency personnel arrived they found Bruce Parchcorn, a 54 year-old resident of Hesperia, dead from injuries sustained in the collision and was pronounced dead by San Bernardino County Fire Department paramedics at 6:05 A.M. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [041714 1645 SY] Correction: The incident occurred at 5:35 A.M. on 4/17/14. [041814 0734 SY]

  4. Coroner case #701402887—On April 12, 2014, at 3:00 AM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department deputies were dispatched to Lear Ave. and Two Mile Road, in Twentynine Palms for a report of a two vehicle roll over traffic collision. Upon arrival they found Corey Coumbes, a 24 year old resident of New York, the passenger of a 2014 Kia, was deceased at the scene. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident. [041414 1311 SY]

  5. Coroner case #701402827 - On 04/08/2014 around 9:25 p.m., paramedics and law enforcement responded to a call on State Route 18 and Blue Water Drive in the City of Big Bear, for a traffic collision of a motorcycle versus a sport utility vehicle. Emergency personnel arrived to find Michael Christy Stewart, a 72 year-old resident of Big Bear, with traumatic injuries. He was transported by helicopter to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on 04/10/2014 at 7:07 a.m.. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. [04142014 0945 JK]

  6. Coroner case 701402896: On Saturday, April 12, 2014, at about 11:30 AM, Thuan Ngoc Pham, a 49 year old resident of San Diego, was hiking along the Sky High Trail, approximately three miles east of San Gorgonio Peak, when he was witnessed to fall down the ice covered slope.  Pham was flown by Sheriff Air Rescue helicopter to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 1:44 PM. [04122014 1958 CN]

  7. Coroner Case #701402882 - At 2:42 AM on 04-12-14, the San Bernardino Police Department responded to E. 30th St. and San Ganbriel St. for a reported solo motorcycle accident. Paramedics found Christopher D. Villegas, a 43 year old resident of Redlands, with unjuries and transported him to St. Bernardine Medical Center where he was pronouced dead of his injuries at 3:13 AM. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the collision. [041214 1957 CN]

  8. Coroner case #701402853—On April 11, 2014, at 3:14 AM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department and California Highway Patrol personnel were called to the area of Interstate 15, south of Dale Evans Parkway, for the report of a pedestrian having been struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival they found that an adult Hispanic male had been walking on the number one southbound lane when he was struck by a Cadillac Escalade. During the incident the male suffered major injuries and was declared dead on scene by American Medical Response personnel. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending a positive identification and next of kin notification. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [041114 0916 SY] Case number corrected [041114 1029 SY] Name release: Santiago Garza Amador a 38 year old resident of Bellflower [041514 1345 SY]

  9. Coroner case #701402851—On April 11, 2014, at 1225 AM, officers of the California Highway Patrol were sent to the area of the Interstate 15, south of Outlet Center Dive, Barstow, for the report of a single vehicle accident. Upon arrival they found that a white Chevrolet sedan had been traveling southbound on the Interstate 15 in the number two lane, when for unknown reasons the vehicle left the roadway and struck the center median and rolled an undetermined number of times. The driver, a white female and sole occupant of the vehicle, was declared dead on scene by Barstow Fire Department personnel. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending a positive identification and notification of next of kin. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [041114 0912 SY] Name released: Katrina Lorraine Collier a 38 year old resident of Victorville [041514 1347 SY]

  10. Coroner Case # 701402779--- at 6:31 AM on 04/08/2014, California Highway Patrol officers responded to a 911 call for a vehicle that struck a semi truck and rolled down the dirt embankment to the west of I-15, about a half a mile south of exit 157 in Victorville. Officers arrived on scene and found Gary Julien, a 44 year-old resident of La Verne, had been ejected from the vehicle and sustained injuries Julien was pronounced dead on scene at 6:56 AM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [04082014 2150 EM]

  11. Coroner Case # 701402717--- at 12:47 AM on 04/06/2014, California Highway Patrol officers responded to a 911 call for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 1300 block of Baseline Ave, in San Bernardino. Officers arrived on scene and found an approximately 30 year old White female with injuries to the head and upper body. The woman was transported to Loma Linda Medical Center where she died of her injuries at 1:23 AM. The decedent’s name will be released pending identification and notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [04062014 0522 CN] Name released: 22 year-old Donna Marie Eisen [041114 0924 SY]

  12. Coroner cases #701402638 and 701402639: On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 8:11 PM, the bodies of a man and a woman were found in a residence in the 28000 block of Saffron Ave., in the city of Highland.  Examinations are being scheduled to confirm the causes of death and the identities of the victims.  Anyone with information is urged to contact San Bernardino County Sheriff – Homicide Detail (909-387-3589). (04032014 2023 CN) Names released: 63 year old Robert Suzuki and 49 year old Susan Youn Wun  [040414 1545 SY]

  13. Coroner case # 701400825--REQUEST FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE: On 1/27/14, the body of Lawrence Allen Cox was discovered by utility workers in an open field in the area of Foothill Blvd and Day Creek Blvd in Rancho Cucamonga. No foul play is suspected. The San Bernardino Sheriff's Coroner Division is requesting assistance in locating the family of the deceased. Lawrence Allen Cox, a 77 year old white male, was believed to be homeless. He was born in Minnesota, and may have previously lived in the San Diego area. Anyone with information regarding next of kin for Mr. Cox is asked to call the Coroner Division at (909) 387-2978. [040314 1653 SY] Family was notified of the death of Lawrence Cox. [041114 0925 SY]

  14. Coroner Case# 701402545-549: On 03/30/2014 at 4:45 PM, a 911 call was received reporting a single vehicle rollover westbound on Interstate 40 at mile marker 104, west of the Fenner Rest Stop in Rural Essex.  When CHP arrived, they found that there were nine people in the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe of which seven occupants were ejected from the vehicle.  Four Hispanic males, ages 18-25, were pronounced dead at the scene while three others were flown to Las Vegas area hospitals.  The driver of the vehicle fled the scene prior to the California Highway Patrol's arrival. When the identity of the deceased has been determined and next of kin notified, their names will be released. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [03302014 2315 EM] Three names released: 18 year old Oscar Danilo Escobar Zuniga, 27 year old Guillermo Alexander Garcia Gomez and 25 year old Emiro Natael Coyoy-Cardona - all of Guatemala. Identification of the fourth male victim remains incomplete at this time. [040414 1551 SY]

  15. Coroner case #7014022449 – On 03/26/2014 at 11:03 pm the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Communication Division received a call reference a man down on Hesperia Road just north of Jasmine Street in Victorville. Deputies arrived on scene to find a pedestrian had been struck by an unknown vehicle. The pedestrian, a black female adult, was pronounced dead on scene as a result of her injuries. The name of the female will be released once identification and notification of death to next of kin is completed. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department MAIT Division is also investigating the incident. [032714 0800 JK] Name released: Bernice Williams, a 64 year old resident of Hesperia [040314 1758 SY]

  16. Coroner Case # 701402391---On 03/24/2014, at 9:12 PM, Barstow Police Department officers responded to a 911 call of a vehicle versus a pedestrian at Main Street and Muriel Drive in Barstow. Officers arrived on scene and found a 56 year old White male with trauma to the chest and upper body. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment and later died of his injuries at 10:56 PM. The name of the decedent will be released pending the notification of his next of kin. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The Barstow Police Department is investigating the incident. [03252014 0245 EM]  Identification is complete and next-of-kin were notified that Joe Sanchez died as a result of his injuries.

  17. Coroner Case #701402349-- On 03/23/2014 at approximately 1:20 AM, police officers responded to the 5,000 block of Osborne Court in San Bernardino where there was a report of shots fired.  When they, along with medics arrived, Deandre Williams a 27 year old, resident of Rialto, was confirmed dead. San Bernardino Police Department Homicide unit is also investigating. [03232014 1345 JK]

  18. Coroner case #701402341--- On 03/22/2013 at 11:03 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department deputies responded to the 15200 block of Seneca Ave. for a man who fell from a second story balcony. Trevor Muskavich, a 20 year old residence of Victorville, was transported to an area hospital where he died of his injuries at 11:55 PM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating. [03232014 0553 CN]

  19. Coroner Case #701402335: On 03/22/2014 at 1:45 PM, a 911 call was received reporting an all terrain vehicle (ATV) accident on the western face of Competition Hill at Dumont Dunes. Emergency medical personnel responded arriving at 2:00 PM. They found an occupant of a 2014 Can Am Commander, a 44 year old Chinese male resident of Los Angeles, dead at the scene. The other occupant was airlifted to a Las Vegas Hospital. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. The name will be released when the next of kin is notified. [03222014 2201 CM] The family was notified that Hongwei Lu died as a result of his injuries.

  20. Coroner case 701402297: At 10:13 PM on March 20, 2014, a 911 call reporting an auto versus motorcycle on westbound Twentynine Palms Highway, at the intersection with Wamego Trail, in Yucca Valley.  Paramedics pronounced the operator of the motorcycle, a 59 year old resident of Yucca Valley, dead at the scene at 10:24 PM.  The collision is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). The name will be released upon notificaiton of the next of kin. [03212014 0546 CN] Name released: David Michael Hayes.  [032114 1100 SY]

  21. Coroner case #701402295 – On 03/20/2014 at 8:41 pm, a 911 call reporting a traffic accident on Valle Vista Road and Sherman Hoyt Road in Wonder Valley. Officers from the California Highway Patrol and paramedics from the Twentynine Palms Fire Department responded to the scene. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 31 year old White male resident of Lucerne Valley, was riding his bicycle eastbound on Valley Vista Road on the westbound lane of traffic when he was struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead on scene at 9:03 pm. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. The name will be released upon notification of the next of kin. [03212014 0537 CN] Name released: Micky James Mroz. [032114 1429 SY]

  22. Coroner case # 701402238--On March 18, 2014, at 4:54 PM, California Highway Patrol personnel were sent to Interstate 15 and State Route 60, for the report of a two vehicle traffic collision. Upon arrival they found that Timothy J. Coles, age: 40, a resident of San Bernardino, was the sole occupant of a motorcycle traveling northbound on the Interstate 15 when he struck the rear of a mini-van. He was transported from location to the Kaiser Ontario Medical Center, by ambulance where he was declared dead at 5:43 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [03182014 2315 EM] 

  23. Coroner case #701402212 – On 03/18/2014 at 6:00 am the Upland Police Department received a 911 call reference a traffic accident on Foothill Blvd just east of Benson Ave in Upland. Officers arrived on scene to find a silver 2006 Honda Civic had been traveling westbound on the eastbound lanes of traffic on Foothill Blvd and struck a semi tractor trailer. The driver of the Honda was identified as Phuong Lam, age 44 of Pomona. Lam was transported to San Antonio Community Hospital and pronounced dead at 6:53 am, as a result of his injuries. The Upland Police Department is investigating the incident. [03182014 2310 EM]

  24. Coroner case #701402105, 701402106, 701402107, 701402113 – On 03/13/2014 at 8:33 pm the San Bernardino Police Department received a call of a traffic accident on 5th Street just east of Cooley Street in San Bernardino. Officers from San Bernardino Police Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene. Preliminary investigation revealed that a tan 1997 Toyota Camry was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed. The Toyota attempted to pass a vehicle traveling in front of it, veered into on coming lanes of traffic, lost control and plummeted down the wash several feet. There were four females in the Toyota. Three were pronounced dead on scene (701402105, 701402106, and 701402107). The fourth female was transported to ARMC where she later died of her injuries (701402113). The identity of the females will be released once their identities are confirmed and their next of kin have been notified. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [031414 0757 SY] Three names releasedGermany Brizick Lee Willis, a 24 year old resident of Highland (701402105), Kristy Marie Orti-Medina, a 36 year old resident of Highland (701402016), Joy Terri Doss, a 24 year old resident of San Bernardino (701402113). [031414 1309 SY]

  25. Coroner case #701402084--On Thursday, 3/13/14, the remains of Anthony Forte, a 61 year old resident of San Bernardino were found in the 22200 block of Fisher Street in the city of Highland. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact San Bernardino Sheriff Homicide Detail at (909) 387-3589 or anonymously at the We-tip hotline 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or at www.wetip.com. [031314 1750 SY]

  26. Coroner Case #701402079 – On 03/12/2014 at 11:54 PM the California Highway Patrol received a 911 call of a traffic collision on Highway 138 just west of Interstate 15 in Cajon Junction. Officers arrived on scene to find two vehicles had collided. Latawnya Ramirez, a 27 year old resident of Bloomington, and the driver of a gray 2002 Oldsmobile Alero, was pronounced dead on scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [031314 1108 SY]

  27. Coroner case #701402056--On Wednesday, 03/12/2014, at 9:22 A.M., neighbors called 911 and reported one man attacking the other with a sharp weapon in the 6800 block of Victoria Ave. When San Bernardino Co. Sheriff's Department-Highland Station deputies arrived, one man ran toward the deputies with a weapon in his hand. An officer shot Eric Paul Andrews, a 25 year-old resident of Highland, who was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 10:12 A.M. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department-Homicide Detail is investigating. [03112014 2025 CN]

  28. Coroner case #701402001 – On 03/10/2014 at 8:01 PM, the Fontana Police Department received a 911 call reference a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle on Sierra way just south of Merrill Way in Fontana. Paramedics arrived to find Rene Quintanar, age: 47, from Bloomington, had been struck by a vehicle and was not breathing. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was started and he was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. CPR continued at ARMC. Quintanar did not respond and was pronounced dead at 8:50 pm. The Fontana Police Department in investigating the incident.  [03112014 0610 EM]

  29. Coroner case 701401950 -- On 03/08/14, at 1:03 PM, Adriana Caceres, age 38 years of Fontana, was driving with her 5 year old child. As they travelled southbound along Production Ave., they crossed Santa Ana Ave. and were struck broadside by a westbound semi tractor trailer rig. Caceres was transported by ambulance to Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Fontana, where she was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 1:39 PM. The collision is under investigation by Fontana Police Department. [03/08/14 1840 VN/TC]

  30. Coroner case #701401942 -- On 03/08/2014, a 911 call was received at about 5:30 AM, reporting an accident in the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 approximately 2 miles south of the Nevada state line north of Mountain Pass. Emergency medical services from Nevada responded to find the driver of a 1999 BMW dead on-scene. The BMW was parked in the #2 lane and was struck by a tractor/trailer rig traveling southbound on the freeway. The CHP- Barstow office, is investigating the incident. The name of the decedent will be released when the family has been notified. [030814 1615 TC] NAME RELEASED: 23 year-old Los Angeles resident Loui Baez Silva [030814 1805 TC]

  31. Coroner case #701401941--On March 7, 2014 at approximately 10:55 PM, The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department-Hesperia Station responded to a “shots fired” call in the 13000 block of Avenal Street in Hesperia. Ronnie Mena, a 34 year old resident of Mentone, was found down and deceased with trauma to the body. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department-Homicide Detail is investigating this incident. [030814 1620 TC]

  32. Coroner case #701401919-- On 03/07/2014 at 6:57 AM, a 911 call was received reporting an accident on the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 at Halloran Summit, north of Mile Marker 152, in rural Baker. A 2005 BMW 545i had collided with the rear of a semi trailer rig. The rear seat passenger of the BMW, 35 year old Downey resident Andrew Tassell, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel. The California Highway Patrol is investigating this incident. [030714 1441 SY]

  33. Coroner case #701401916-On 02/20/2014 at 8:51 p.m. a passerby on State Highway 58, west of State Route 395 in Kramer,  called 911 to report a male adult on the side of the roadway with obvious trauma. California Highway Patrol officers arrived on scene to find the man unresponsive with injuries consistent with having been struck by a vehicle. Samuel D. Bailey, a 44 year-old resident of Boron, was flown from the scene to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries. On 3/7/2014 Bailey died of his injuries. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [030714 0908 SY]

  34. Coroner case 701401909: at 4:18 PM on  March 6, 2014, Roberta Briones, a 77 year old resident of Chino, was a passenger in a vehicle entering the on-ramp to the northbound State Route 71, in Chino Hills.  While crossing through the intersection with Ramona Ave., the vehicle was struck broadside by an eastbound automobile.  Briones was transported from the scene by ambulance and taken to Chino Valley Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 4:53 PM in emergency room.  The accident is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Major Accident Investigation Team. [0027 CN 03072014]

  35. Coroner case #701401894--On 03/06/2014 at about 8:30 A.M., Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department - Hesperia Station and rescue personnel from the San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision at Peach Ave. and Sycamore St. in Hesperia. Upon arrival deputies found that a vehicle had struck a juvenile pedestrian that was attempting to cross the street. Taylor Chriswell, a 7 year-old female resident of Hesperia was transported by medical personnel to Loma Linda University Medical Center where after her arrival she was pronounced dead at 9:44 A.M. due to injuries sustained in the collision. Deputies from the Hesperia Station's Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) are conducting the collision investigation. [030614 1344 SY]

  36. Coroner Case # 701401794--On 03/02/2014, at 10:36 PM, Colton Police Department officers responded to a single vehicle collision located at N. Rancho Ave and W. Johnston St, in the city of Colton. Officers found both occupants of the vehicle were ejected. The driver, Adriana Gonzales Iniguez, Age: 23 from Colton, was confirmed dead of her injuries at the scene. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The Colton Police Department is investigating the incident.[03042014 0620 EM]

  37. Coroner case #701401818—On March 03, 2014, at 5:07 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department deputies were dispatched to Buena Vista Drive and Surrey Street, Yucca Valley, for the report of a two vehicle traffic collision. Upon arrival they found that Jacob Andrew Koval, a 27 year old resident of Yucca Valley, the sole occupant of a 2005 Suzuki, was traveling westbound on Buena Vista Drive, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident. [03042014 0030 EM]

  38. Coroner case 701401768-- at about 5:00 PM on March 1, 2014, Richard Martinez, Jr., a 14 year old resident of San Bernardino, was a rear seat passenger in a sport utility vehicle travelling southbound along the 2700 block of Sierra Way in San Bernardino when it lost control and rolled over.  Martinez sustained major injuries and was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 5:41 PM.  The collision is under investigation by the San Bernardino Police Department. [03012014 2359 CN]
  39. Coroner case 701401766: at about  2:43 PM on March 1, 2014, Marissa Trujillo, a 7 year old resident of San Bernardino, was with her family parked at the side of the road in the Valley of the Falls when an oncoming vehicle struck her family’s pick-up truck.  Marissa and other family members standing outside the pick-up sustained serious injuries when caught between the vehicles.  he injured were transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center emergency room, where Marissa was pronounced dead at 3:48 PM.  The collision is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol. [03012014 2359 CN]

  40. Coroner Case #701401763--  at 2:25 PM on 03/01/2014, Robert McCann, a 52 year old resident of Newberry Springs, was pronounced dead on the Interstate 15 after he lost control of his vehicle and struck the center divider.  No other persons or vehicles were involved.  The Victorville office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating this collision. [03012014 2309 CN]

  41. Coroner Case #701401767--  at 3:45 PM on 03/01/2014, Robert Edwards, a 53-year-old resident of Lancaster, was driving a Dodge Stratus eastbound on Highway 138, near the Interstate 15, when he became unresponsive and veered off the roadway into an embankment and struck a tree.  He was transported to Community Hospital of San Bernardino where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 4:46 PM.  The San Bernardino office of the California Highway Patrol is investigating this collision. [03012014 CN 2304]

  42. Coroner case #701401754--On March 1, 2014 at approximately 3:07 AM, San Bernardino City Police and Fire responded to a “shots fired” call in the 1100 block of North G Street in San Bernardino. Darrick Terrell Moses, a 33 year old resident of San Bernardino, was found on the sidewalk/road deceased with trauma to the body. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating this incident. [030114 1630 TC]

  43. Coroner case # 701401753 - On 03/01/2014, at approx 3:35 AM, two vehicles collided head-on in the 10700 block of Balsam Avenue in Hesperia. One of the drivers involved was pronounced dead on-scene by paramedics. Once positive identification is made the name of the decedent will be released. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, MAIT, is investigating the collision. [030114 1630 TC] NAME RELEASED Maria Zavala, a 44 year old resident of Hesperia (03012014 CN 1904)

  44. Coroner case #701401732-- On 2/28/14 at 10:45 AM Tobias Gonzalez Lezama, a 43 year old resident of Escondido, was driving a semi-truck with trailer, westbound on Interstate 10 overpass off ramp to the Interstate 215. The semi struck the overpass guard rail. The driver received traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol Inland Division (San Bernardino) is investigating this incident. [022814 1721 SY]

  45. Coroner case #701401722--- On 02/27/2014, at 10:11PM, San Bernardino Police Department officers responded to a 911 call for a man who had been in a wheelchair that was struck by a SUV in the 1900 block of W. 20th Street in San Bernardino. Officers arrived and found a male adult with trauma to the upper body. The man was transported to Community Hospital San Bernardino where he was pronounced dead of his injuries at 11:03 PM. The name of the man will be released pending notification of the next of kin. San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [022814 0945 SY] Name released: John William Windley, a 38 year old resident of Rialto [022814 1351 SY]

  46. Coroner case #701401689---On 02/26/2014, at 8:54 PM, San Bernardino Police Department responded to a report of a collision involving two motorcycles and a car in the area of Mill St and Mt Vernon Ave in San Bernardino. Edwin Nunez, a 23 year old resident of San Bernardino, who was ejected from his motorcycle, was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he later died of his injuries. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [022714 0804 SY]

  47. Coroner Case#701401661-On 2/26/2014 at 1:32 a.m., California Highway Patrol received a 911 call for a man down in the center median in the 13000 block of San Bernardino Avenue in the City of Fontana. Officers and fire deparment paramedics responded to the scene and arrived to find a 55 year-old male, unresponsive and with obvious trauma to his body that was consistent with being struck by an automobile. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. Name will be released following notification to the next of kin. [022614 1609 SY] Name released: James Edward Sowell, a 55 year old resident of Ontario [022714 0811 SY]

  48. Coroner Case #701401604-- On 02/23/2014 at 8:29 AM a 911 call was received by California Highway Patrol reporting a 2004 Chevrolet Blazer had been involved in a single vehicle rollover on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40, 1/2 mile east of milemarker 129, in Needles. Paramedics from Baker Ambulance confirmed the driver's death on scene. The name of the driver is being withheld pending confirmation of his identity. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [022514 1431 SY] Name released: William Frank Clowes Jr., a 71 year old resident of Los Angeles [022714 0812 SY]

  49. Coroner case # 701401581 - On 02/22/14, at 2:36 AM, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Kendall Avenue and University Parkway in San Bernardino. One of the vehicles caught fire and a female adult was pronounced deceased on-scene. The Coroner is waiting for positive identification and then family will be notified. The name will be released at that time. [022214 0900 TC] Name Released: Carol Rose Anderson, a 44 year old resident of Victorville [022514 1434 SY]

  50. Coroner case #701401527--On February 20, 2014 at approxmiately 6:36 AM, Ontario Police and Fire responded to a medical assist call in the the 1400 block of South Monterey Street in Ontario. Sergio Luis Cedeno, a 31 year old resident of Chino, was found on the sidewalk deceased with upper body trauma. The Ontario Police Department is investigating this incident. [022114 0946 SY]

  51. Coroner case 701401506: On 02/19/14 the Ontario Police Department received a call at approximately 7:15 AM of a disturbance in the 900 block of E. 5th Street in Ontario. When officers arrived they found Thomas Carmona, a 47 year old resident of Ontario, unresponsive and with traumatic injuries. Carmona was pronounced dead at the scene.  An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. Ontario Police Department is investigating this incident.[022114 0938 SY]

  52. Coroner case #701401419 – On February 16, 2014 at 4:50 AM Norma Ann Poe, 49 years of age of Colton, was walking with a friend when she was struck by a train near South Mt. View Avenue and East Mission Street in Colton.  Paramedics pronounced the death at scene.  Union Pacific Railroad Police are investigating the incident.  [021814 0911 SY] Correction: The location of the incident is South Mt. Vernon Avenue and East Mission Street in Colton. [021814 1502 SY]

  53. Coroner case #701401458---On 02/14/2014, at 9:09 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department responded to a single vehicle collision in the area of Adelanto Road, north of Rancho Road, in the city of Adelanto. Shawn Lamonte Davis, a 46 year old resident of Adelanto, was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Loma Linda Medical Center where he later died of his injuries. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident.  [02182014 0620 EM] Correction: The date of the collision is 2/17/2014. [02182014 0824 SY]


  54. Coroner Case #701401420 -- On 02/16/2014 at approximately 4:45 A.M. the Barstow Fire and Police Department responded to a structure fire in the 200 block of North 3rd Ave. in Barstow. After the fire was extinguished a dead body was discovered in the structure. The Barstow Police Department and The San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner Department - Arson Bomb Division are investigating the incident. The name of the decedent will be released when identification is complete and next of kin notification is complete. [021614 1700 JK]

  55. Coroner Case #701401418 - On 02/16/2014, at 4:05 A.M., a 21 year old Hispanic male was struck by numerous vehicles on the north bound side of Interstate 215 south of Little League Dr. overpass. Officers from the California Highway Patrol arrived on scene and confirmed him to be dead at 4:10 A.M. The California Highway Patrol is also investigating. The name will be released pending identification and notification of next of kin. [021614 1700 JK] 

  56. Coroner Case #701401311 - On 02/12/14 at 11:37 AM, 911 calls were received by the San Bernardino Police Department from citizens' reporting shots fired in the 1600 block of east Highland Avenue in San Bernardino.  Officers responded to the location and found Nelly Chi Salazar-Kantun, a 39 year-old resident of Highland, down to the front of a pizza business there.  She had sustained upper body trauma and was transported by paramedics to the St. Bernardine's Medical Center for treatment.  Salazar-Kantun succumbed to her injuries at 12:30 PM.  The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Detail is investigating the circumstances of the death.  An autopsy will be conducted later this week to determine the exact cause of death. [021214 1730 SY]

  57. Coroner case 701401185 -- On 02/07/14, at 10:45 PM, Ceasr Lozano a 72 year old resident of Tujunga, was traveling westbound on Interstate 210 west of the Amethyst St. overpass, in Rancho Cumonga, in a white 2001 Ford Excursion.  Lozano pulled his vehicle to the shoulder of the Interstate.  He exited his vehicle and was struck by the driver of a white/green Dodge Dart.  Lozano was pronounced dead at the scene.  The California Highway Patrol is investigating. [020814 1245 TC]

  58. Coroner case 701401182 -- On 02/07/14 at 6:25 PM, 25 year old Jeremy Hernandez, a resident of Barstow, was driving southbound on Lenwood Road south of West Main Street in Barstow when he crossed the double yellow line and struck another vehicle head-on.  He was taken to Barstow Community Hospital where he died from his injuries at 7:09 PM. Barstow CHP is investigating this traffic collision. [020814 1245 TC] 

  59. Coroner case 701401173 -- On 02/07/2014 at 4:02 PM, 75 year old Sylvia Miguel,a resident of Las Vegas, was a passenger in a Chevy Suburban traveling northbound on Interstate 15, south of Zzyzx Road in Baker, CA. The driver of the vehicle lost control and came to rest on an embankment. Miguel was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Barstow CHP is investigating this traffic collision. [020814 1245 TC]

  60. Coroner case 701401110 – On 02/05/2014 at 6:48 pm the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a traffic collision at the intersection of Van Buren Blvd and Etiwanda Ave. in Jurupa Valley. Officers and paramedics arrived on scene to find Margarita Maxey, a 53 resident of Chino, had been the driver of a 2004 Ford Explorer that was traveling eastbound on Van Buren Blvd. Maxey's vehicle entered the intersection with Etiwanda Ave and collided with other vehicles causing the Ford to over turn. Maxey was found on scene with trauma and was transported to Kaiser Ontario Medical Center. On 02/06/2014, Maxey succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident.[02072014 0734 SY]

  61. Coroner Case # 701401069---On 02/04/2014, at 3:28 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department deputies responded to a 911 request for a man struck by a tractor in the 8500 block of Rose Eden Dr, in Morongo Valley. William Wesley Wire, a 61 year old resident of Morongo Valley, was confirmed dead on scene of his injuries at 3:40 PM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident.[02042013 2250 EM]

  62. Coroner Case #701400911—On January 30, 2014, at 400 AM, California Highway Patrol personnel were sent to the northbound Interstate 15 to eastbound Interstate 10 interchange, Ontario, for the report of a two vehicle traffic accident. Upon arrival they found that a semi-tractor and trailer had left the Interstate 10 west of the Interstate 15 eastbound interchange and struck a semi-truck and trailer that was parked on the shoulder, and continued off the interstate to the south. The vehicle came to rest at the southbound Interstate 15 to  Interstate 10 overpass. The driver of the vehicle, a white male adult was declared dead at the scene. The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [01302014 1348 SY] Name released: Victor James Christensen, a 57 year old resident of Santaquin, Utah [01302014 1709 SY]

  63. Coroner Case Number 701400908- On 01/30/2014 at 2:13 a.m., the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call for a traffic accident at the intersection of Etiwanda Avenue and San Bernardino Avenue in the City of Rancho Cucamonga. Sheriff's deputies and paramedics responded to the scene to find Guadencio Perez, a 52 year-old male, resident of Ontario, with trauma to the body and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Perez was the restrained driver and sole occupant of a silver 1997 Infiniti that was struck by a semi-truck with trailer attached. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [01302014 0915 SY]

  64. Coroner Case Number 701400869-On 01/28/2014 at 10:00 p.m., the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call in the neighborhood of the 20000 block of Serrano Road in Apple Valley. Sheriff's deputies and paramedics responded to the scene to find Ernie Sanders Jr., a 22 year-old male, resident of Apple Valley, with obvious trauma. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:19 p.m.. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Homicide Detail is investigating the incident. [01292014 1009 SY]

  65. Coroner Case Number #701400851 - On 1/28/14 at approximately 1:50 A.M., Ricardo Valdez, a 39 year-old resident of Riverside, was working as a tow truck operator in the process of towing a vehicle on Cedar Ave., south of Interstate 10 in Bloomington when he was struck by a 2006 Nissan Altima  The driver of the Nissan then fled the scene. Valdez was transported by paramedic ambulance to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead . The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [01282014 1347 SY]

  66. Coroner Case #701400784-- On 01/26/2014 at 9:20 a.m. Cal Fire and Yermo Fire Department  responded to the Oasis Palms Mobile Home Park at 37130 Calico Blvd regarding a mobile home fire. An adult female was removed from the residence and pronounced dead at the scene.  The San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner Department, Arson Bomb Division is investigating the fire.  The name of the decedent will be released when identification is completed. [01282014 1017 SY]

  67. Coroner Case Number #701400746 - at 5:57 P.M. on 01/24/2014, Robert Colunga Jr., a 43 year old resident of Hesperia, was walking eastbound across the 9500 Blk. of Santa Fe Ave. East.  A red 2002 Dodge Ram truck was traveling northbound on Santa Fe Ave. East and struck Colunga while he was in the roadway.  Colunga was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:03 P.M. on 01/24/2014.  The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department is investigating. [01252014 0209 CN]

  68. Coroner Case #701400584 – On 01/19/2014/ at 10:00 am,  William Jay Kiernan age 47 of Phelan was pounced dead at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Kiernan was the driver and sole occupant of a motorcycle traveling southbound on Sheep Creek Road when he was struck head-on by another vehicle.  California Highway Patrol is also investigating. [01202014 1700 JK]

     

  69. Coroner Case #701400605--On 1-20-14 at 6:30 AM, Wilson Iraheta, age: 55, from La Puente parked his semi truck in the median of Euclid Avenue in Chino he attempted to cross the street on foot when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:42 AM. The Chino Police Department is investigating the collision. [01202014 1700 JK]

     

  70. Coroner Case #701400513 - On 01/16/2014, at 10:25 P.M., Gerald Keith Bunn, a 41 year old resident of Casa Grande, Az., was southbound on Highway 18 at Upper Waterman Canyon Rd. in San Bernardino on a 2013 Harley Davidson, when the motorcycle struck the guardrail. Bunn was pronounced dead at the scene on 01/16/2014.  The California Highway Patrol is investigating. [011714 0717 SY]

  71. Coroner case# 701309002--REQUEST FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE: The San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner requests assistance in locating next of kin for William Charles Kingsley, a 65 year old resident of Highland. Mr. Kinglsey died on 12/8/2013. Anyone who knows of any family for the decedent is asked to contact the Coroner Division at (909) 387-2978. [011614 0926 SY]

  72. Coroner Case #701400412--On 1-13-14 at 6:00 PM, Emmitt Palmer, age: 39, from San Bernardino was a pedestrian crossing Orange Show Road near Lena road in San Bernardino and was struck by an eastbound 2001 Chevy Impala. Emergency personnel responded and pronounced him dead at the scene.  The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the collision.  [01142014 0230 EM]

  73. Coroner Case #701400404--On 1-13-14 at 4:00 PM, a 17 year old female, a resident of Victorville, was a passenger in a 2002 Infiniti that was traveling northbound on Highway 395 at Mile Marker 51 in Rural Kramer Junction when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned.  Emergency personnel responded and pronounced her dead at the scene.  When next of kin has been notified, her name will be released.  CHP is investigating the collision.  [01142014 0230 EM] Name released: Tyjah Williams, a 16 year old resident of Adelanto [011514 1357 SY]

  74. Coroner Case #701400350 - at 1:42 AM on 01/12/2014, a Hispanic male adult was struck by an unknown type vehicle as he was attempting to cross eastbound Interstate 10 at Interstate 215, in Colton.  The vehicle left the scene.  The male was pronounced dead at the scene.  The California Highway Patrol is investigating.  When positive identification has been made and the next of kin has been notified the name will be released to the public. [011214 CN 0524] Name released: Brandon Erick Ellwanger, a 23 year old resident of Yucaipa [011414 0819 SY]

  75. Coroner Case 701400216 – On 01/07/14 at 9:12 PM, deputy sheriff’s responded to a traffic collision at Mojave Drive near of Village Drive, in Victorville.  Amanda Stevens, a 37 year-old female resident of Victorville, was traveling eastbound on Mojave Drive when her vehicle collided with a vehicle traveling westbound Mojave Drive.  Stevens was pronounced dead at the scene.  The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Victorville Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is investing the incident. [010914 0836 SY]

  76. Coroner Case #701400171; On 01/06/2014 at 5:25 PM, Highway Patrol officers responded to a traffic collision on Interstate 40 at mile marker 132, near Needles. Hamed Kakar, a 16 year old resident of Plano Texas, was pronounced dead at 5;48 PM, by medics that responded to the accident. The California Highway patrol is also investigating the incident. [010714 1200 JK]

  77. Coroner case # 701400144--- On 12/30/2013 at 8:45 AM, officers of the California Highway Patrol responded to a traffic collision on southbound I-15 Freeway, 1 mile north of Hwy 138 near Cajon Junction. Wayne Tom Kain age 81, was transported to an area hospital where he later died of his injuries on 01/06/2014, at 1:28 AM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The California Highway Patrol is also investigating the accident. [010714 1200 JK]

  78. Coroner case #701400121 – An adult male was found on 01/05/14, at 8:43 am, deceased in the California Aqueduct at the Antelope Valley siphon, Hesperia. An autopsy will determine the cause of death. The identity of the male will be released when positive identification is made and family is notified. [010614 0750 TC] Name Released: Ruben Albert Hubacek, a 47 year old resident of Victorville [010814 1612 SY]

  79. Coroner case #701400012 & 701400013: at 5:53 AM on 01/01/14, the San Bernardino Police Department received a 911 call from a male stating he just killed his wife and daughter. Officers responded to the 300 block of W. 29th St. and found a male at the residence who had attempted suicide, but survived. Also found at the scene were Miraflor Durante, age 51, and Jaira Sartorio, age 6, who were pronounced dead at the scene. The deaths are being investigated by San Bernardino Police Department. An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death on both females. [12012014 1906 CN]

  80. Coroner case #701400003--at 1:54 AM on January 01, 2014, the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department was called to the 7000 block of Elm Avenue, Highland, for a disturbance. Upon arrival they found that Tyisha Carrell, a 26 year old resident of San Bernardino, had suffered upper body trauma. Carrell was declared dead on scene by Cal Fire Department personnel. The incident is being investigated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Homicide Division. [12012014 1859 CN]

  81. Coroner Case #701309855--- On 12/31/2013, at 8:58 PM, Chino Police Department officers responded to a 911 call for shots fired in the 1200 block of Benson Ave, in Chino and found 28 year old Robert Sanchez, a resident of Chino, with trauma to the upper body. Sanchez was transported to Chino Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 9:35 PM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Chino Police Department is investigating the incident.  [01012014 0445 EM]

  82. Coroner case # 701309568/701309569/701309570/701309571- On 12/30/13, at about 8:00 PM, Fontana Police responded to the 7300 block of Palmetto Avenue reference four people found deceased inside a home. 38 year-old Ramon Miranda, 34 year-old Silvia Miranda, 10 year-old Rayna Miranda, and 12 year-old Ramon Miranda Jr., were confirmed deceased at 8:38 PM.  Fontana Police Homicide is handling the investigation. [123113 1430 TC]

  83. Coroner Case # 701309563--- On 12/30/2013, at 9:20 PM, a White Female adult, 30-40 years of age, was walking in the area of 14 Street and Yucaipa Blvd. when she was struck by a pick-up truck.  Paramedics transported her to Redlands Community Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9:56 PM. Her name will be released pending identification and notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the collision. Name released:  Vivian Saucedo, age: 33 a resident of Yucaipa. [12312013 0120 EM]

  84. Coroner case 701309498: At 5:35 PM on Sunday morning, December 28, 2013, Redlands Police were called to a residence in the 400 block of Doyle Ave., for the report of an assault.  Police and Redlands Fire arrived at the scene to find 46-year-old Ines Hernandez dead in her home.  The incident is under investigation by the Redlands Police Department.  [12/28/13 CN 2046]

  85. Coroner case 701309485: At approximately 11:26 PM on Friday, December 27, 2013, Dominic Sierra, a 38 year old resident of Highland, was killed in a traffic collision during a law enforcement intervention with Redlands Police Department personnel.  Sierra was traveling northbound on Orange St., when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway approxiamtely .5 mile south of Boulder, in Highland. He was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 12:19 AM on December 28, 2013. The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is investigating the collision. [12282013 CN 0524]

  86. Coroner case #’s, 701309456-701309457: On Friday, December 27, 2013, at 5:20 AM, officers from the California Highway Patrol were called to the area of Interstate 10 at the Cedar Avenue off ramp, Bloomington, for the report of a single vehicle rollover collision. Upon arrival they found that a black 2009 Honda had been traveling eastbound on the Interstate 10, when it left the paved road near the Cedar Avenue off-ramp. After leaving the paved road the vehicle rolled. David Thomas Navarro (701309456), a 36 year old resident of San Bernardino, and Anna Sylvia Gonzalez (701309457), a 36 year old resident also from San Bernardino were pronounced dead on scene by San Bernardino County Fire Department Personnel. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [12272013 1710 GB]

  87. Coroner case 701309428: On Thursday, December 26, 2013, at 9:00 AM, Daniel Ruvalcaba, age 32, a resident of San Bernardino and a female friend were walking on the shoulder of east bound Rialto Ave, near Santa Fe Way in San Bernardino. A 2006 Toyota minivan traveling east bound in the number #1 lane lost control, drifted to the right and struck both walkers. Ruvalcaba was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 9:32 AM. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [12272013 1710 GB]

  88. Coroner case #701309431—On December 26, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the California Highway Patrol responded to Interstate 10 and County Line Road, Calimesa, for a vehicle collision. They found Hyanyu Wang, a 51 year old resident of Hacienda Heights, had been traveling westbound on Interstate 10, when he lost control of his vehicle, left the paved road and struck a tree located on the northern shoulder. Wang was transported by ambulance to Loma Linda University Medical Center emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 10:52 AM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [12262013 CN 1920]

  89. Coroner Case #701309373 - On 12/23/2013, at 3:25 PM San Bernardino County Sheriff-Rancho Station received a 911 call regarding a motorcycle collision. Sheriff's deputies and emergency medical personnel arrived to find Anthony D. Larocque, a 53 year-old resident of Upland, who was the helmeted operator of a 2001 Suzuki GSX motorcycle that had been travelling eastbound on Foothill Boulevard just east of Archibald Avenue in the City of Rancho Cucamonga, had collided with a raised curb partition on the south side of the roadway. He was ejected from his motorcycle and struck several vehicles. He was transported by ambulance from the scene to San Antonio Community Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 4:15 PM on 12/23/203. The Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. [12242013 0005 EM]

  90. Coroner case # 701309329 – On 12-22-13, at about 3:00 AM, a 39 year-old San Bernardino man was at a residence in the 1200 block of Union Street, San Bernardino, when he was in a physical altercation. He died from his injuries on 12-22-13 at 12:15 PM. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the death. The man's name will be released once identity is confirmed and the family is notified of the death. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Police Department at (909) 384-5742 or WeTip (800) 78CRIME [122213 1445 TC]

  91. Coroner case #701309319 and #701309320 - On 12/22/2013, at 12:59 a.m., the driver of a silver 2003 Nissan Altima left the roadway in the 3800 blk. of N. Ridge Line Dr., in San Bernardino. The vehicle rolled down a 200' embankment. The two rear passengers, 24 year-old Cesar Andrew Caro of San Bernardino and 19 year-old Jennifer Blancas of Banning, were pronounced dead at the scene. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the accident. [122213 1442 TC]

  92. Coroner case #701309314  On 12-21-2013 at 7:02 PM, Daniel Keddy, a 48 year old resident of Yucaipa was driving a 2013 Harley motorcycle eastbound on Oak Glen Rd., when he collided with a Honda SUV at Stonewood Street. Keddy was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead at 7:54 PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the collision. (122232013 CN 0140

  93. Coroner Case #701309264—On December 20, 2013, at 4:54 AM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department and American Medical Response personnel were called to the area of Pawnee Road near Biloxi Avenue, Apple Valley. Upon arrival they found that Steve Allen Brown, a 65 year old resident of Apple Valley, had been stuck by a white 2007 Chevrolet pick-up while entering the roadway on foot. Brown suffered upper body trauma and was declared dead on scene by American Medical Response personnel. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. (12202013 CN 1943)  

  94. Coroner case #701309092—On 12-13-2013 at 7:02 PM, Theodore Eugene Persell, a 39 year old resident of Rancho Cucamonga was driving a 2006 Acura 4-door sedan traveling southbound on Hermosa Avenue and collided with another vehicle at Cielito Street in Rancho Cucamonga.  After the impact, the Acura lost control and collided with a tree.  Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the collision.  [12142013 0640]

  95. Coroner case #701309088 – On December 13, 2013 at 8:06 PM, Frank Sanchez, a 63 year old resident of Barstow, was a pedestrian attempting to cross the 600 block of Armory Road in the city of Barstow and was struck by a 2002 Ford truck.  Paramedics responded and pronounced decease at the scene. The Barstow Police Department is investigating the collision. [12142013 0200 EM]

  96. Coroner case 701309084: On Friday, December 13, 2013, at 4:29 PM, while transferring a transport container within a granite and marble holding yard located in the 700 block of Taylor St. in Ontario, the driver of tractor-trailer rig was struck by the vehicle when it slipped into gear. Juan Manuel Gonzalez, a 56 year old resident of Los Angeles, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is under investigation by Ontario Police Department and the California Occupational Safety and Health (CAL-OSHA). [12/13/13 2230 VN]

  97. Coroner case 701309068: On 12-12-13, at 1:47 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff personnel were called to a residence in the 11000 block of Winterhawk Way, in Apple Valley. Upon arrival they found Robert Paul Stone, an 18 year old resident of Apple Valley, dead. Investigation continues to verify the cause of Stone’s death. Refer to the press release by San Bernardino County Sheriff Homicide Detail. [12/12/13 2345 VN]

  98. Coroner case #701308985 – On 12-10-13 at 12:38 AM the body of a 21 year old Hispanic male was found with traumatic injuries in an open field at Palm Avenue and Bailey Forest Road in San Bernardino. The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Detail is investigating this incident.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the SBPD at (909) 384-5742 or WeTip at 800-78 CRIME. [12112013 0946 SY]

  99. Coroner case #701308991 –   On December 10, 2013 at 8:20 AM Jennifer Elliott, a 39 year old resident of Hesperia, was the driver and sole occupant of a 2005 Nissan Sentra eastbound Main Street in Hesperia. 200 feet west of 5th Street the Nissan rear-ended a stopped tractor-trailer.  Elliott was pronounced dead at scene. [12112013 0858 SY]

  100. Coroner case #701308983 – On 12/09/2013 at about 9:20 pm the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Yucca Valley Station attempted to stop a 1994 Toyota Camry for vehicle code violation in Yucca Valley. The vehicle, occupied by the 55 year old female driver, failed to yield. On Twentynine Palms Highway west of Hess Boulevard in Morongo Valley the vehicle struck a concrete divider and overturned. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the driver will be released following notification of next of kin. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. [12102013 1600 SY] Name Released: Janice Tracy Richardson, a 55 year old resident of Yucca Valley [12122013 0735 SY]

  101. Coroner case # 701308942 -- On 12/08/2013, at around 7:40 AM, passersby found 57-year-old Thomas Wayne Scholes, a Rialto transient, dead in in the 2200 block or Donald Avenue in San Bernardino from an apparent assault.  San Bernardino Police department is investigating. 

    The Coroner Division of the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department requests that anyone with information regarding family for Thomas Scholes contact the Coroner Division.  Scholes was 5'-09" tall and weighed about 160 pounds. He had short grey hair and blue eyes.  He was a transient in Rialto and West San Bernardino for the past 14 years.  He had one tattoo on his leftt upper arm of "Turbo."  Scholes might have been originally from the Alhambra area. [120813 1645 TC]

  102. Coroner case #701308934 - On 12/08/2013, at 3:20 AM, Officers from the Rialto Police Department responded to a 911 call of “shots fired” in the 300 block of North Riverside Avenue. When they arrived they found a 45 year-old Hispanic male on the sidewalk with trauma to the upper torso. Paramedics transported him to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 3:56 AM. The Rialto Police Department's Homicide Unit is investigating. The name will be updated as soon as next of kin is notified. [120813 1645 TC] Name Released: Jesus Villalpando Sandoval, a 48 year old resident of Rialto [12112013 0909 SY]

  103. Coroner case #701308931 -- On 12/8/13, at 02:30 AM, the officers with the San Bernardino Police Department were flagged down by a citizen in reference to an unresponsive person in a vehicle at the Chevron Gas station located at 4304 E. Highland Ave in Highland. Sixty year-old Jack Carl Green, of Lake Arrowhead was later pronounced dead on scene. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. The name will be released when notification is made to the next of kin. [120813 0710 TC

  104. Coroner Case #701308930 - On 12/07/2013, at 10:35 PM, Officers from the San Bernardino Police Department heard shots fired in the 500 block of W. Evans St., in San Bernardino. When they arrived they found 18 year-old Kameron Patterson of San Bernardino, prone on the sidewalk with trauma to the upper torso. Paramedics transported him to St. Bernardine Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronoucned dead. The San Bernardino Police Department's Homicide Unit is investigating. [120813 0625 EM]

  105. Coroner Case #701308910: On 12/7/13 at 12:01 AM, a 53 year old white male adult from Rialto was struck by a passing vehicle near the 500 block of Foothill Blvd in Rialto. The Rialto Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. The Rialto Police Department is investigating the incident. The name will be released pending notification to the next of kin. [120713 0440 EM]

  106. Coroner case #701308846 -- On 12/04/13, at 3:04 PM, 9 year old Ashley Gardner, of Rancho Cucamonga, was struck by a large pick-up truck while walking in a marked crosswalk on East Avenue and Banyan Street in the city of Rancho Cucamonga. Gardner was pronounced deceased at a local hosital at 3:46 PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating this traffic fatality. [120513 0145 TC]

  107. Coroner Case #701308825: On 12/3/13 at 7:42 PM, Kevin Michael Lowe, age: 27 from Apple Valley, was struck by passing vehicles on Central Road north of Earlimart Road in Apple Valley.  The San Bernardino County Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.  The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [120413 0500 EM]

  108. Coroner case #701308828—Back on 11/29/13 at 5:15 PM, Calvin H Bottum, age: 87 from Coalinga, was walking across the 1500 block of Main Street in Barstow and was struck by a vehicle.  Paramedics responded and airlifted him to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was admitted.   Due to his multiple injuries, he was pronounced dead on 12/3/13 at 8:20 PM.  The Barstow Police Department is investigating the collision.  [120413 0300 em]

  109. Coroner case #701308750 – On 12-01-13, at approximately 6:50 A.M., deputies from the Highland Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the 7000 block of Bonnie Street in the City of Highland following a report of a female being found deceased in her home. Upon arrival, deputies and fire department personnel located Loyce Comstock, a 76 year-old resident of Highland with upper body trauma. Comstock was confirmed dead on scene at 07:02 A.M. by paramedics. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Homicide Detail, was requested and responded to the scene to conduct the investigation. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. [120213 1830 TC] Date of occurrance corrected. [120413 1211 SY]

  110. Coroner case # 701308762--- On 12/02/2013, at 1:01 AM, California Highway Patrol responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on the southbound Interstate15 north of “L” St off ramp in Barstow. Robert Ruiz, a 26 year old Hispanic male resident of Barstow was pronounced dead on scene by paramedics. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident. [12022013 0635 EM]

  111. Coroner case #701308759 - On 12/01/2013, at 6:35 P.M., Manuel Alfred Galvan, a 36 year old male from Redlands, sustained trauma to the upper torso by assailant(s), in the 1000 block of N. Mt. View Ave., in San Bernardino. Galvan was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he later was pronounced dead at 8:07 PM. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.  The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating.[12022013 0525 EM]

  112. Coroner Case # 701308763--- On 12/01/2013 at 3:14 PM. San Bernardino Police Department responded to a check the welfare check in the 2000 block of College Ave, in San Bernardino. Arriving on scene, deputies found Ashley N. Atherley, a 28 year old resident of San Bernardino, with trauma to the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Detectives are investigating the incident.  [12022013 0525 EM]

  113. Coroner Case # 701308760--- On 12/01/2013, at 5:26 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Sterling Avenue north of Baseline in Highland.  When deputies arrived, they found William Richard Alvarez, a 53 year old Hispanic male resident of San Bernardino with head injuries and was pronounced dead by paramedics. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident. [12022013 0033 EM]

  114. Coroner case #701308733--On 11/30/2013, at about 6:54 a.m., Tammy Gosney McNeely, a 45 year-old resident of San Bernardino, was traveling southbound in a 2006 Mazda 3 on Del Rosa Drive in San Bernardino. The Mazda collided with a 2012 Toyota Tundra at the intersection with 9th Street. McNeely was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating this incident. [120113 1530 TC]

  115. Coroner Case #701308717-- On 11/29/2013 at 4:11pm, 72 year old Roberto Garcia Cardenas, a resident of Fontana, was driving a Honda Odyssey Van southbound on Sierra Avenue north of Summit Avenue when a Toyota Yaris passed the Honda on the right shoulder and lost control, causing the Honda to broadside the Toyota. The Honda traveled approximately 300 feet into the desert and was catapulted by a berm before rolling and landing upside down. Cardenas was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. All other involved parties were transported to area hospitals. Fontana Police Department is investigating this collision. [11292013 2310 em]

  116. Coroner Case #701308660--On 11/27/2013 at about 10:00 a.m. Ray Martinez Jr., a 40 year old resident of Hawaiian Gardens, was traveling eastbound in a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu on National Trails Highway in Rural Cadiz. Approximately 2 miles east of Cadiz Rd., the vehicle left the road and rolled over coming to rest in the desert. Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene. The Needles CHP office is investigating this incident. [112713 1701 SY]

  117. Coroner Case #701308634: On 11/26/13 at 4:36 PM, Consuella Elois Elliott, a 55 year-old female, resident of Apple Valley, was driving a 1999 Lexus southbound at the transition roads of the I-15 and I-215 in Devore, when her vehicle left the roadway and overturned. Paramedics responded and pronounced her dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [112613 2230 EM]

  118. Coroner Case# 701308611: On November 25, 2013, at 1:51 PM, officers with the California Highway Patrol were dispatched to the area SR 38, in Angeles Oaks to investigate a single vehicle traffic accident. Upon arrival they found that Kevin Gender, a 33 year-old male, resident of Big Bear, had been traveling northbound SR 38 at an unknown speed when his vehicle left the roadway. Emergency personnel responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [11262013 0120 EM]

  119. Coroner Case #701308591-- On 11/24/2013 at 5:25 PM, 42 year old Lorenzo Rodriguez was struck by a hit and run vehicle while standing at the front curb of his residence on the 10900 block of Locust Avenue in Bloomington as he emptied rubbish into the trash can. San Bernardino County Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. California Highway Patrol is investigating this collision. [11242013 2323 EM]

  120. Coroner Case #701308572 - Back on 11/16/13, at about 9:05 AM, officers from the San Bernardino Police Department (SBPD) responded to the 700 block of west 40th Street in San Bernardino to investigate reports of a man down.  When they arrived, they found Theodore Stratton, a 55 year-old transient resident of San Bernardino, suffering from upper body trauma. On 11/23/13, at 10:12 PM, Stratton succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at a local hospital.  The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating the death.  An autopsy will be conducted later this week to determine the exact cause of death. [112413 1745 TC]

  121. Coroner Case 701308460--- On 11/19/2013, at 10:33 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department responded to a 911 call for an auto verses a pedestrian in the intersection of State Hwy 18 and Rancherias Rd, in the city of Apple Valley. Deputies arrived on scene and found a 36 year old Hispanic male with trauma to the head. The man was transported to an area hospital where he later died of his injuries at 11:06 hours. The name of the decedent will be released pending notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident. [112013 0530 EM]

  122. Coroner case #701308447-- On November 19, 2013, at 1412 hours, officers of the California Highway Patrol and Colton Police Department were called to the area of the Interstate 215 and Interstate 10, in Colton, to investigate the report of a man down. Upon arrival they found that Luke Alben Johnson, a 35 year old resident of Loma Linda, had suffered upper body trauma and was pronounced dead on scene. The Colton Police Department is investigating the incident. [11192013 2245 EM]

  123. Coroner case # 701308405 – Fifty-nine year old Guy A. Spells of Granada Hills died on 11-18-13, at 5:39 AM, as the result of a traffic accident. Spells was southbound on Interstate 15, one mile north of Stoddard Wells Road (Bell Mountain exit) in Victorville when he drifted off the freeway and into the rear-end of a stopped tractor-trailer on the right (west) shoulder. Spells was seatbelted and was not ejected. California Highway Patrol (CHP) – Victorville Station is also investigating this incident. [111813 1810 TC]

  124. Coroner case #701308389--On November 17, 2013, at 6:35 PM, Adrianne Deltoro, an 18 year old resident of Claremont was a passenger in a 2005 Volkswagen Passat what was traveling westbound on Interstate 10 east of Monte Vista Avenue in Montclair, when for unknown reasons the driver lost control of the vehicle and was struck on the passenger side by a 2003 Toyota. Paramedics responded and pronounced her dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [111813 0605 EM]

  125. Coroner Case #701308370 - On 11/15/13 at 8:19 PM, 911 calls were received by the Ontario Police Department regarding shots fired in the 200 block of W. Ralston St., in Ontario.  When officers arrived they found Horacio Hernandez Jr., a 23 year-old resident of Ontario, with trauma to his upper body.  He was taken to the Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Fontana where he succumbed to his injuries at 9:04 PM.  The Ontario Police Department is conducting the investigation into the death.  An autopsy will be conducted sometime this week to determine the exact cause of death. (CN 11172013 0547)

  126. Coroner case #701308347: On Friday, November 15, 2013, at approximately 1:24 pm, Vanessa Martinez, a 24 year old resident of Riverside, was shot by assailants at Check N Go located at 12083 Central Avenue in Chino. She was transported to Chino Valley Medical Center where she died from her injuries at 2:17 pm. The Chino Police Department is investigating this homicide. [11162013 1032 GB]

  127. Coroner Case #701308344--  On 11/15/2013 at 12:45PM, Michael Nelson, a 43 year old resident of Ontario, was traveling eastbound on his Suzuki motorcycle on Mission Blvd when he struck a Honda Civic traveling southbound on Cypress Avenue.  Nelson was transported to Chino Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 2:20PM.  Ontario Police Department is investigating this traffic collision. (CN 11162013 0051)

  128. Coroner Case #701308349-- On 11/15/2013 at around 4:15PM, Robert Camacho, a 20 year old resident of Pomona, was shot at the Peachwood Mobile Home Park located on Kingston Lane, in the county area of Montclair.  He was transported to Chino Valley Medical Center where he was pronouonced dead from his injuries at 5:10 PM.  San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Homicide Division is investigating. (CN 11152013 2337)

  129. Coroner case #701308304 – On 01/14/2013 at 5:46 am the California Highway Patrol received a call reference a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle on Highway 18, just east of Custer Ave., in Lucerne Valley. Officers arrived on scene to find Danny Plotner, age 65 of Lucerne Valley, had been struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross the roadway. Paramedics arrived on scene and pronounced Plotner deceased on scene at 5:56 am. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. (CN 11152013 0643)

  130. Coroner case #701308272 -- On 11-13-2013, at 1:14 AM, officers from the San Bernardino Police Department responded to a 911 call of “shots fired” in the 1900 block of Guthrie Street in San Bernardino. When officers arrived they found 25 year-old San Bernardino resident Courtney Kilpatrick with trauma to the upper body. Kilpatrick was pronounced dead at the scene. The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Detail is investigating the incident. [11132013 0850 SY]

  131. Coroner Case #701308265---On 11/12/2013, at 6:57 PM, Mario Dupree Moore, age: 27, from San Bernardino, was struck by a Dodge Durango while crossing traffic lanes in the area “G” Street and 21st Street in San Bernardino. Moore was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 8:04 PM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Detail is investigating the incident. [111313 0450 EM]

  132. Coroner Case # 701308206 -- At 1:30 AM, on 11/10/13, the California Highway Patrol received 911 calls reporting a "motorcycle rider down" on the eastbound State Route 60, east of Euclid Ave., in Ontario, that had been struck by multiple vehicles. Officer arrived to find 61 year-old Ontario resident Robert R. Ybarra, had been riding a 2002 Harley Davidson eastbound in the carpool lane when he lost control and was ejected onto the highway. The male was pronounced dead at 1:44 AM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating. [111013 1615 TC]

  133. Coroner Case #701308197--  On 11/08/2013 at 6:49pm, 18 year old Alec Garcia, a resident of Fontana, was traveling westbound on on E. Ontario Mills Parkway when he was broadsided in the intersection by a vehicle traveling northbound on Barrington Ave.  Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene.  Ontario Police Department is investigating this collision. (CN 0318 11102013)

  134. Coroner case #701308192—On November 09, 2013, at 10:29 AM, the California Highway Patrol responded to State Route 138 and Lone Pine Canyon Road, Phelan, for atraffic collision. They found that Rodolfo Amescua Borrego, a 43 year old resident of Highland, driver of 1996 Honda had been struck by an oncoming 2004 Volvo. Borrego suffered major trauma and was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was declared dead at 12:13 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. (CN 2336 11092013)

  135. Coroner Case #701308159 - On 11/07/2013, at 11:10 PM, Robert Vasquez Rodriguez, a 43 year old resident of Fontana, was involved in a single vehicle rollover while traveling eastbound on Interstate 10, east of the Etiwanda Ave. overpass, in Fontana.  Rodriguez was in a red 1993 Toyota pickup.  Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene.  The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. (11082013 CN 0533)

  136. Coroner case #701006520 – On November 07, 2013, at 2:45 PM, The California Highway Patrol responded to the Interstate 15 and the Calico Road off ramp, in Yermo. Upon arrival they found that Richard Lee Hall, a 65 year old resident of Yermo, the driver of a white 1999 Cadillac Escalade was involved single vehicle collision. Hill declared dead on scene by Marine Corps Logistics Base Fire personnel. The incident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol. (CN 11/08/2013 0030) [Last name corrected spelling 11092013 1102 GB]

  137. Coroner case 701308136: On Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 7:59 AM, Angelo “Andy” Douglas Azzato, a 47 year old resident of Lucerne Valley, was found dead along the side of the road, the apparent victim of a hit-run-driver.  Azzato had been riding his bicycle home from town, and was traveling eastbound along Highway 247, when he was struck from behind.  It is unknown when the collision took place, but the incident most likely occurred between Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning.  His body was found Thursday morning by a passing motorist.  California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.  Anyone with information is urged to call the CHP Victorville office at 760-241-1186.  The Coroner Division is searching for family.  Anyone with information about relatives is requested to call 909-387-2978.  [11072013 1528 SY]

  138. Coroner case 701308091: On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, a human skull was found lying on the ground in the open desert in Phelan by a woman searching for her lost dog.  Examinations will be conducted in order to attempt to determine the cause and manner of death, and to establish the decedent’s identity.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Homicide Detail, Det. Mike Flores (909-387-3589).  Refer to Sheriff case #071304339.  Inquiries to the Coroner Division should reference case #701308091. [11062013 1628 SY]

  139. Coroner case #701308082--On November 4, 2013 at 6:08 PM, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department deputies and officers with the BNSF Railroad Police responded to the area of Hesperia Road and Muscatel in Hesperia, regarding a pedestrian that had been struck by a train. Upon arrival, they found a Hispanic male, age: 58, a resident of Hesperia, had been standing on the tracks when he was struck by an eastbound BNSF Freight train. San Bernardino County Fire Department responded and pronounced him dead at the scene.  When next of kin has been notified, his name will be released.  The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. [110413 2320 EM] Name Released: Arthur Stephen Perez II a 58 year old resident of Hesperia [11052013 1044 SY]

  140. Coroner case #701307917: On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 7:13 PM, Matthew Wade Higgins, age 44, a resident of Victorville, was a pedestrian that was struck by a semi-tractor trailer traveling northbound on Interstate 15, north of Nisqualli Road, in Victorville. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.[10302013 0500 EM]

  141. Coroner case 701307903: On Friday, October 25, 2013, at about 9:31 PM, Rafael Valencia, a 25 year old resident of San Bernardino, was shot in front of the El Super grocery store at 1578 W. Base Line, in San Bernardino.  Valencia was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.  On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 10:05 AM, Valencia was pronounced dead.  Anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Michelle Mahan at the San Bernardino Police Department (909-384-5619).  [10292013 1243 SY]

  142. Coroner case #701307858—On October 27, 2013, at 6:31 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Personnel were sent to the area of Foothill Boulevard and North Grove Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, for the report of a pedestrian having been struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival they found that a Caucasian male, who appeared to be in his mid-sixties, had been crossing North Grove Avenue when he was struck by a southbound 2002 Honda. Paramedics responded and transported him to San Antonio Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:01 PM. When his identity has been determined by fingerprints and next of kin notified, his name will be released. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident. Name released: Matei Peter Juhasz, an 81 year old resident of Upland. [10292013 0915 SY]

  143. Coroner case #701307844 – Julio Adrian Rios-Valencia, age 21 of Tustin, died on 10/27/13, at 5:12 am, on Interstate 15 just south of Baker.  Rios-Valencia was a passenger in a vehicle that was traveling north bound on I-15 when the driver lost control and overturned the vehicle ejecting Rios-Valencia.  California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers arrived on scene and started resuscitative efforts until paramedics arrived and pronounced the death.  Two other occupants were transported to area hospital and treated for their minor injuries. [102813 1425 TC]

  144. Coroner case #701307817: On Friday, October 25, 2013, at 7:20 PM, Michael Anthony Hammonds Jr., age 41, a resident of Inglewood Ca. was a pedestrian that was struck by a semi-tractor trailer traveling northbound on Interstate 15, south of Alvord Mtn. Rd., in Newberry Springs. The Hammonds was pronounced dead at the scene.  The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [10262013 1207 GB][Name updated 10262013 1600 GB]

  145. Coroner case 701307782--On October 24, 2013 at 11:30 AM, Victorville deputies were called to a recycling center in the 17000 block of Abbey Lane for a deceased infant. The female infant was found on a conveyor belt. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Homicide Detail is investigating this incident. [10242013 1733 SY]

  146. Coroner Case #701307770 - On 10/24/2013, at 2:04 AM, the San Bernardino Police Department responded to the 200 block of J Street in the city of San Bernardino reference a found body. When they arrived at the location they found a Hispanic male adult deceased with trauma to the body. The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Division is investigating this death. Once the identification of the male has been confirmed the name will be released. San Bernardino Police Homicide detectives are investigating this incident. [10242013 1651 SY] Name Released: Emmanuel Romero Savala, a 26 year old resident of San Bernardino. [10252013 1333 SY]

  147. Coroner Case # 701307715, 701307716 and 701307717--On 10/21/2013 at 8:38 hours, Fontana Police Department and San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a 911 call for a three vehicle collision in the area of Citrus Ave and Foothill Blvd. An approximately 2 year old Hispanic female and a 33 year old male Hispanic were pronounced dead at the scene. A 33 year old female Hispanic was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead of her injuries at 10:14 PM. The names of the decedents will be released once next of kin has been notified. Autopsies will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The Fontana Police Department is investigating the collision. [10222013 0325 EM]  Names of adult decedents released: Shawn Michael Scott, a 33 year old resident of Fontana and Helen Terry Amaya, a 33 year old resident of El Monte. The identity of the female juvenile remains unconfirmed at this time. [10222013 1221 SY]Name of juvenile decedent released: Jolene Victoria Amaya, 4 year old resident of Fontana. [10232013 1440 SY]

  148. Coroner case #701307692— On October 20, 2013, at 7:58 PM, officers of the California Highway Patrol were called to the area of Pioneertown Road at Skyline Road in Pioneertown, for a traffic accident that involved a motorcycle and a motor vehicle. Upon arrival they found that Troy Lewis, a 51 year old resident of Yucca Valley, the helmeted rider of a custom motorcycle, was traveling south on Pioneertown Road and collided head-on with a northbound 2012 Mazda. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [10212013 0400 EM]

  149. Coroner case #701307671 -- On 10-18-13, at 7:11 PM, deputies from the San Bernardino Co. Sheriff's Department responded to a 911 call of “shots fired” in the 5800 block of Bagley Avenue in Twentynine Palms. When deputies arrived they found 42 year-old Twentynine Palms resident LaShawn Lightfoot with trauma to the upper body. Lighfoot was airlifted to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs where he died from his injuries on 10/19/2013, at approximately 8:20 AM. The San Bernardino Co. Sheriff's Dept. – Homicide Detail is investigating the incident. [102013 0830 TC]

  150. Coroner case 701307663 – On 10/19/2013 at 3:03 am, the California Highway Patrol received a 911 call at 3:03 AM  reference a traffic accident on Interstate 15, approximately a half mile from the Baker Road exit, in Baker. Officers and paramedics arrived on scene to find a 2003 Chevy Cavalier overturned on the dirt shoulder. Witnesses indicated the Chevy was traveling northbound in the number 2 lane at a high rate of speed when it collided with another vehicle, lost control, veered off the roadway and overturned multiple times. The driver, identified as 42 year old Damon Potts of Las Vegas, was found seatbelted in the driver seat. He was pronounced dead on scene at 3:25 AM. (10192013 2320 CN)

  151. Coroner case #701307566-- On 10/15/2013 at 8:35 PM, the California Highway Patrol received a wireless 911 call of a Silver 2005 Hyundai Sonata, which had been traveling westbound on Interstate 40 near Kelbaker Rd. in Rural Ludlow, left the roadway into the center divider. John Whyno, a 54 year old resident of Los Angeles, was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. Whyno was pronounced dead of injuries at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. [10182013 1130 SY]

  152. Coroner case #701307592--On October 16, 2013, at 5:43 PM, the San Bernardino Sheriff Department responded to Live Oak Street and Pyrite Avenue, Hesperia, for a single vehicle motorcycle accident. Joshua Dewayne Raborn, a 28 year old resident of Victorville, was riding a 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle, was ejected from the motorcycle after veering off the paved road. Raborn was transported to Desert Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:01 PM. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. (10172013 1921 CN)

  153. Coroner case #701307563—On October 15, 2013, at 5:00 PM, officers of the California Highway Patrol responded to the area of State Route 62 near the San Bernardino County/ Riverside County line, Morongo Valley, for the report of a single vehicle motorcycle accident. Upon arrival they found that Gary Thomas Berlino II, a 30 year old resident of Morongo Valley, the sole helmeted rider of a 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle, had been ejected from the vehicle after veering off the paved road and striking the mountainside. Berlino suffered upper body trauma and was declared dead on scene by Morongo Valley Fire Department personnel. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.  [10162013 0005 em]

  154. Coroner case #701307533--On October 14, 2013, at 6:56 PM, the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department responded to Bear Valley Road at Ninth Street, Hesperia, for the report of a pedestrian having been struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival they found that Patrick Nieto Jojola, an 82 year old resident of Hesperia, had been crossing Bear Valley road on foot, when he was struck by a 1999 Mitsubishi that was traveling eastbound on Bear Valley Road. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. [10152013 0300 em]

  155. Coroner Case #701307535 -- On October 14 at 7:11 PM, San Bernardino Police Department officers responded to a 911 call for shots fired in the 1900 block of Little Zion Manor Drive. When officers arrived they found a 56 year-old male from San Bernardino with trauma to the upper body who was pronounced dead at 9:26 PM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. When next of kin has been located and notified, the name of the decedent will be released.  The San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident. [10152013 0300 em]

  156. Coroner case #701307512 – On October 13, 2013, at 4:10 PM, Elissa DiCarlo, an eleven year old resident of Pinon Hills, was a passenger in a 2004 Saturn that was traveling westbound on Duncan Road and collided with a Dodge Dakota that was southbound on Sheep Creek Road in Phelan.  Paramedics responded and pronounced her dead at the scene.  The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.  [101413 0030 EM]

  157. Coroner case #701307347: On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:23 am, Victor Hugo Diaz Jr., age 21, a resident of Fontana was the driver and sole occupant of a 2012 Kia, Soul traveling westbound on Valley Blvd. at a high rate of speed. He entered the intersection of Valley Blvd. and Citrus Avenue, in Fontana. failing to yield at the red traffic light. Diaz struck a southbound 2006 Ford F-150 pickup truck broadside. Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene. The Fontana Police Department is investigating the collision. Any witnesses to this incident are urged to call the Fontana Police Department (909) 350-7700. [10072013 1738 GB]

  158. Coroner Case #701307328 - On Sunday, October 06, 2013 at approximately 11:05 AM, Zachary Mercier, age 11, a resident of Phelan, was riding his off road motorcycle in the area of Centola Rd. and Sundown Dr., in Phelan when he collided head-on with another off road motorcycle. Mercier transported to Desert Valley Hospital by paramedic ambulance and died from his injuries at 12:07 PM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [10062013 2010 EM]

  159. Coroner case #701307297: On Saturday, October 05, 2013 at approximately 8:55 AM, Michael Lee Ethington, age 61, a resident of San Bernardino, was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound Interstate 215 north of 5th St., in San Bernardino when a vehicle ahead of him began to brake. The male lost control of the motorcycle, rear-ended a vehicle ahead of him, and came to rest in the center divider. The male was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center by paramedic ambulance and died from his injuries at 9:44 AM. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. The name of the decedent will be released after the next of kin is notified of the death.[10052013 1442 GB][Name updated 10062013 1427 GB]

  160. Coroner case #701307238—On October 02, 2013, at 11:48 PM, officers of the California Highway Patrol and Baker Ambulance personnel were sent to the area of the Interstate 15, north of Afton Canyon Road, in Baker for the report of a traffic incident. Upon arrival emergency personnel found that a 2001 Honda SUV had drifted into the center median, and rolled. The driver, a white male,was declared dead on scene. The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [100313 0809 SY] Date of incident corrected [100313 1024 SY] Name Released: Jonathan David Kaufer, a 58 year old resident of Los Angeles [100313 1637 SY]

  161. Coroner Case #701307213--- On 10/01/2013 at 8:40 PM, Rialto Police Department officers responded to a 911 call for shots fired in the 1150 block of N Willow Ave. Officers arrived and found Marion D. Smith, age: 20, from Rialto with trauma to the upper body. Smith was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he died at 9:15 PM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Rialto Police Department is investigating the incident. [100213 0551 EM]

  162.  Coroner Case #701307183--On 09/30/2013 at 9:34 PM, California Highway Patrol officers responded to a traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 10 and Cedar Ave, in Bloomington. Officers arrived and found a 45 year old Black female who had been ejected from her vehicle. The woman was confirmed dead at 9:40 PM. The decedent’s identify will be released pending notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. Name Released: Antoinette Huff, a 45 year old resident of Colton. [10012013 0917 SY]

  163. Coroner Case #701307119 - On 09/27/2013, at 7:44 PM, the San Bernardino Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 5100 block of 3rd Ave., in San Bernardino. When they arrived at the location they found 25 year-old Randy Coleman of Redlands with trauma to the upper body. Coleman was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 2049 hours. The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating. [09282013 0038 CN]

  164. Coroner case 701307060-- On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 1255 PM, Guy Paul Payne, a 53 year old resident of Big Bear City, was found deceased behind the wheel of his vehicle along State Route 38, approximately two miles north of Bryant St., in the Yucaipa area.  No injuries were detected at the scene. Examinations will be conducted to attempt to determine the cause and manner of Payne’s death.  The incident is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol. [09262013 0908 SY]

  165. Coroner case #701307062-- On September 25, 2013, at 2:11 PM, Ontario Police Department personnel were called to The Sheraton Hotel for the report of a man down. Upon arrival they found Joseph Barba, a 92 year old resident of Darien, Illinois, unresponsive in the hotel pool area . Ontario Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and pronounced Barba dead at 2:18 PM. An autopsy will determine the cause of death. {09262013 0219 CN}

  166. Coroner case #701307013--On 9-23-13 at about 5:30 PM, Samuel Zamudio,  a 2 year old resident of Rialto was visiting family at a home in the 700 block of W. Citrus in Colton, when he was attacked by the family dogs in the backyard.  Paramedics responded and transported him to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 6:07 PM.  An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.  The Colton Police Department is investigating this incident.  [09242013 0020 EM]

  167. Coroner case #701307009--On 09/23/13 at 12:19 PM, Rosalie Negrete, age 65, a resident of Arleta, CA, was a passenger in a 2007 Toyota Camry heading westbound on Palmdale Road near Vinton Road and collided head-on was an eastbound 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage. Negrete was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Hospital where she was later pronounced dead at 2:25 PM. The accident is being investigated by the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department. [09232013 2045 EM]

  168. Coroner case # 701306998 & 701306999 -- On 09-23-13, at 11:04 AM, California Highway Patrol  responded to a double traffic fatality westbound 60 Freeway just east of Central Avenue in the Chino area. Their investigation revealed that a vehicle rear-ended a stalled vehicle in the roadway. A third vehicle collided, at a high rate of speed, into both vehicles. Passengers in the second vehicle, a 76 year-old female and 80 year-old male (husband/wife) of Apple Valley, were killed in the collision upon impact. The names of the deceased will be released when family is notified. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. [092313 1750 TC] Names released: Thelma Lee Laffittee and Corliss B. Williams. [10012013 1204 SY]

  169. Coroner case #701306873 -- On 09/18/2013, around 12:20 AM, Clark Pennington, a 76 year-old resident of Yelm, Washington was attempting to fix the brake lights on his trailer when the trailer rolled forward on to Pennington. Paramedics arrived at 12:47 AM and transported him to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:34 AM. The California Highway Patrol out of San Bernardino is investigating. [091813 0945 TC]

  170. Coroner case # 701306872---On 09/17/13, at 8:16 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department deputies responded to a 911 call for two pedestrians struck by a vehicle on Palmdale Rd, east of State Hwy 395, in the city of Victorville. Alyssa Florez, an 18 year old female resident of Victorville was transported to Victor Valley Global Medical Center where she was pronounced dead of her injuries 9:22 PM. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. A second victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the incident. [091813 0945 TC]

  171. Coroner case #701306788 -- On 09/14/2013, at 11:08 PM, Isaac Michael Lara, a 20 year old resident of Barstow was running eastbound across Interstate 15, north of the Barstow Road overpass in Barstow, when he was struck by the driver of a semi-tractor trailer traveling northbound on Interstate 15. Lara was pronounced dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol are investigating. [091513 1145 TC]

  172. Coroner case #701306715--On 9/12/13 at approximately 2:15 AM Ryan Philip Bahlman, a 23 year old resident of Wrightwood, and a group of friends had been jumping into the Colorado River from a boat dock at the Big Bend Resort in the 500 block of Parker Dam Rd. in Parker Dam. Upon jumping in Bahlman did not return to the surface and 9-1-1 was called. Buckskin Fire Search and Rescue divers of Parker, AZ located Bahlman. However, resuscitative measures were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The Colorado River Station is investigating this incident. [09122013 1622 SY]

  173. Coroner case #701306644--On September 09, 2013, at 6:42 PM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department personnel were sent to the area of Bear Valley Road and Third Avenue, Hesperia, for the report of a traffic collision. Tracy Peine, a 25 year old resident of Hesperia, who was a seat-belted passenger in a Ford Escort suffered major injuries and was declared dead at the scene by San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel. The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision. [09102013 0758 SY]

  174. Coroner Case #701306597 - On 09/08/2013, at 201 A. M., the San Bernardino Police Department responded to a shots fired call at Baseline Ave. and G St., in San Bernardino. When they arrived at the location they found 35 year-old Marco Antonio Valles of San Bernardino lying in the street with trauma to the upper torso. Valles was transported to St. Bernardine Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating. [090813 0830 TC]

  175. Coroner case # 701306571: On 09/06/2013, at 8:15 PM, San Bernardino Police Department officers responded to a 911 call for a vehicle that struck a pedestrian in the area of N. Waterman Ave and N. Sierra Way, in San Bernardino. Officers arrived and found a 57 year old White male with trauma. The man was confirmed dead on scene at 8:21 PM by paramedics. The decedent’s name will be released pending notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. San Bernardino Police Department is investigating the incident.[090713 1540 GB]Name released: Harlow Michael Hass of San Bernardino [09102013 0715 SY]

  176. Coroner case # 701306455 – Martin Black, a 52 year old male resident of Barstow, died at Silverwood Lake (State Recreation Area) on 09/02/13 at 10:25 am. Black was crossing the Willow Cove section of Silverwood Lake when he lost his footing on the lake bottom. Witnesses rescued Black from the water and started cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). State Lifeguards continued resuscitation efforts during transport to the marina where an air-ambulance was waiting. Black was pronounced dead at the marina by paramedics. This incident was also investigated by State Park Rangers. [090213 1600 TC]

  177. Coroner case # 701306450 -- On 09/02/2013, at approximately 3:20 A.M., the driver of a 2011 Honda 4 door sedan traveling northbound on I15 just south of U.S. Highway 395 in Oak Hills lost control of the vehicle causing it to overturn several times. Paramedics responded and the passenger, 31 year-old Hesperia resident, Cyndy Martinez, was pronounced dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [090213 1600 TC]

  178. Coroner Case # 701306425--- At approximately 11:40 AM on 08/31/2013, a 65 year-old male inmate at Patton State Hospital was found with severe upper body trauma. The man was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:58 PM. The decedent’s name will be released pending confirmation of identification and notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be conducted to determining the cause of death. San Bernardino Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating the incident. (09012013 CN 2359)

  179. Coroner case #701306426: On Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 8:12 PM, Russell Alvin Burrows, a 27 year-old resident of San Bernardino, was riding his bicycle southbound in the 18700 block of Cajon Boulevard in San Bernardino and was struck by a 2007 Toyota Corolla also traveling southbound on Cajon Boulevard. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision. [090113 0435 EM]

  180. Coroner Case #701306403 and #701306404-- On 08/31/2013 at 12:10 PM, family members arrived at a home in the 15000 block of Rosemary Drive in Fontana and found the body of 26 year old Vickky Castillo, who had a gunshot wound to the upper body and her boyfriend, 22 year old Louis Clouston, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident is believed to be a homicide/suicide. Autopsies will be performed to determine the cause of death. The Fontana Police department is investigating the incident. [08312013 2205 EM]  

          The Coroner Division is searching for next-of-kin (or identities) for the following case(s): 

  

  1. Coroner Case #06-8824WB—The Coroner’s Division of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the assistance of the media and public in locating the next of kin for Enrique Valenzuela, age: 53, (DOB: 4/21/1953). Back on 11-14-06, he was found dead of apparent natural causes at his home in the 2100 block of W. Ogden Street, San Bernardino. Valenzuela is believed to have a daughter, Xochitl Valenzuela, living in Compton, California. Anyone with information is asked to call The Coroner’s Division at (909) 387-2978. [112906 2227 EM ]
       
          
  2. Coroner case 06-8806 ML: Back on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, at 1:12 PM, a gardener clearing brush behind a business in the 1300 block of E. D Street saw a body near the back fence of the property and contacted the Ontario Police Department. Officers responded to the scene and confirmed the presence of a dead male adult with upper body trauma. The Ontario Police Department Homicide Detail is investigating the circumstances of the death. UPDATE (11/22/06): All attempts to identify the decedent have been unsuccessful and he has been designated John Doe #36-06. The body is described as being that of a Hispanic male, appearing to be in his late teens to twenties, 5’4”, 113 lbs, with short black hair. He had multiple tattoos, including the following: A sunburst design with a heart in the middle to the upper right chest, a mask (clown?) to the upper left arm, "Mikdalia" to the left forearm, and a skull and crossed bones to the upper right arm. One finger on his left hand had been amputated at the knuckle. Some people in the area knew him as “Marco Antonio Aguello Perez,” possibly from Chiapas. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Coroner Department (909-387-2978) or Ontario Police Department (909-395-2001). [11/22/06 1607 VN]   
     

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