UPDATE: Moreno Valley woman, 67, ID’d after fatally struck while walking in Perris
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 23, 1:25 p.m., With coroner’s release of information, other details.
PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say an elderly Moreno Valley woman was fatally struck while walking in Perris, near the intersection of Rider Street and Redlands Avenue, Monday morning, June 21.
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Deputies from the Perris Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the scene around 11 a.m. after receiving reports of a major injury traffic collision involving a pedestrian, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Hibbler has since reported.
“Deputies arrived within minutes and found a collision involving a blue, 2003 Honda CRV and an unknown female pedestrian,” Hibbler explained; saying she had suffered major injuries.
A woman was killed while walking near the intersection of Rider Street and Redlands Avenue in Perris yesterday morning. Perris Sheriff’s Station photo
Although life-saving measures were performed, the pedestrian succumbed to her injuries and passed away at the scene.
Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have since identified Olinda Limache-Abregu, 67, of Moreno Valley, as the victim killed in the collision. A coroner’s release indicated she was pronounced deceased at 11:13 a.m.
Based on the circumstances, members of the Perris Station’s Traffic Reconstruction Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation.
The driver, who was not injured in the collision, was questioned at the scene by investigating deputies.
Pending toxicology results, it is not yet known if alcohol and/or drug intoxication were contributing factors in the fatal accident and the Sheriff’s investigation is continuing.
All westbound traffic was shut down for several hours while deputies and other officials worked at the scene.
Anyone who may have witnessed this collision and has not been interviewed is encouraged to call Deputy Kiebach at the Perris Sheriff’s Station, (951) 210-1074. Callers can refer to incident file number PE211720034 and can remain anonymous.
This is a developing story that will be updated as new information becomes available.
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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. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s 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.
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