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Motorist killed in DeLuz identified

DE LUZ - A 44-year-old man who died when his Toyota 4-Runner went off the road and rolled down a slope in De Luz was identified today.

Marc Brown, of Temecula, died of asphyxiation and blunt force trauma in the crash, which was reported to the California Highway Patrol about 7 a.m. Monday at Carancho Road, about 100 feet east of Corte Bonito.

The driver was traveling west when the SUV went off the road at a curve and the wheels left the asphalt, said CHP Officer Ron Thatcher. The SUV went airborne and glanced off a tree before going down the slope.

The driver was a recent transplant from Washington state.

DE LUZ - A 44-year-old man who recently relocated to Riverside County from the state of Washington died today when his Toyota 4-Runner went off the road and rolled down a slope in De Luz, authorities said.

The crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol about 7 a.m. at Carancho Road, about 100 feet east of Corte Bonito.

The driver was traveling west when the SUV went off the road at a curve and the wheels left the asphalt, said CHP Officer Ron Thatcher. The SUV went airborne and glanced off a tree before going down the slope.

The driver's name was being withheld this afternoon pending notification of next-of-kin in the Pacific Northwest, Thatcher said.

DE LUZ - A motorist was killed today when an SUV went 25 feet over the side of a road in De Luz, authorities said.

The crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol about 7 a.m. at Carrancho Road, about 100 feet east of Corte Bonito.

A coroner's investigator was en route to the scene, a Cal Fire information officer said.

 

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