UPDATED: HEMET: Officials identify motorcyclist killed in early morning crash with SUV

HEMET — Officials have identified a local motorcyclist who was killed in an early morning collision with an SUV, Friday, Oct. 27. The deadly accident happened at the intersection of Devonshire and Cawston Avenues in Hemet.

Riverside County Sheriff Coroner’s officials later identified Ronald Eric Bianco, of Hemet, as the man killed in the collision. Bianco was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident, according to a coroner’s release. He was pronounced dead at 5:08 a.m., about five minutes after the crash happened.

Hemet Police and Fire officials were dispatched to the fatal wreck about 5:03 a.m., after other motorists and witnesses called 911 to report the accident.

When emergency first responders arrived, they located the wrecked motorcycle and a damaged SUV. Bianco’s lifeless body was found near his downed motorcycle.

The driver of the SUV, who has not been publicly identified remained at the scene and was cooperating with officers conducting the crash investigation, which is active and ongoing.

Neither alcohol nor drug intoxication were believed to have been contributing factors in the crash, according to Hemet PD.


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Trevor Montgomery, who recently moved from Riverside County to Shasta County, runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes for Riverside County based newspapers Valley News, The Valley Chronicle and Anza Valley Outlook as well as Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident.

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations, including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center and Lake Elsinore Station, along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 27 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and has 13 children and 14 grandchildren.

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