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By Jeff Pack
Writer 

Community comes to the aid of family involved in fatal Rainbow crash

 

Last updated 8/5/2019 at 12:11pm

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Rainbow residents have set up a memorial to Jorge Vazquez, the 13 year old who died in an accident at the intersection of Old Highway 395 and Rainbow Glen Road in Rainbow.

Jorge Vazquez would have been a freshman at Fallbrook High when school commences on Aug. 13 – until a crash involving his mother and sister took his life on Tuesday, July 23 in Rainbow.

According to friends and family, the young man who attended Vallecitos Elementary School in Rainbow, one day hoped to become a mechanic.

Vazquez was killed when a car he was riding in, driven by his mother, collided with a big rig on Old Highway 395 at Rainbow Glen Road in Rainbow.

His mother and 7-year-old sister were injured in the crash, as was the driver of the truck.

According to California Highway...



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