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Posted on: September 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Traffic Collision

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Fatal Traffic Collision
Station Area:Moreno Valley 
Written Date:September 18, 2020Time:1:30 PM
Incident Date:September 17, 2020Time:8:00 PM
Incident Location:Iris Avenue / Perris Boulevard, Moreno Valley
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Nathan Kaas
File Number(s):MV202610352


Details:

On September 17, 2020, at 8:02 PM, deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision on Iris Avenue near Perris Boulevard.  Callers reported a pedestrian was struck by a car.  The pedestrian was transported to a local area hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

The Moreno Valley Traffic Reconstruction Team arrived and assumed the investigation. 

Westbound Iris Avenue between Wedow Drive and Perris Boulevard will remain closed for the duration of the investigation. 

The identity of the deceased subject is pending confirmation and notification to next of kin by the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.  The identity of the driver of the vehicle involved will not be released at this time.  Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor.

Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged to called Deputy Chris Loucks at the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station at 951-486-6832 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-776-1099.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.


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