Man, 37, dies after Jurupa Valley rollover crash

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., Officials say a man was killed after his vehicle crashed and overturned in Jurupa Valley early Monday morning, Aug. 2. Then deadly crash happened on the eastbound 60 Freeway onramp at Valley Way, according to fire officials.


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CHP – Inland Division, CAL FIRE-Riverside, and AMR were dispatched to the scene around 12:45 a.m. after receiving reports of a rollover traffic collision with entrapment, fire officials later shared on social media.

When officials arrived they found an overturned vehicle on its roof, in a field near the onramp and confirmed that a critically injured man was trapped inside the overturned car.

Officials work at the scene of a fatal rollover crash that killed a 37-year-old man in Jurupa Valley early yesterday morning. Raincross Media photos

Firefighters performed a cut and rescue operation and attempted life-saving measure; however, the victim succumbed to his injuries and passed away at the scene.

Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have since identified Candelario Perez, 37, of Riverside, as the man killed in the crash. A coroner’s release indicated he was pronounced deceased at 12:47 a.m.

While officials worked at the scene, CHP called for the temporary closure of the onramp, which has since been reopened.

CHP’s investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is continuing and officials have not released any further information.

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Trevor Montgomery, 50, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS).

Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County-based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.

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.

Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.

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