Motorcyclist killed in Jurupa Valley crash
JURUPA VALLEY — A motorcyclist was fatally injured after being involved in a crash with another motorist in Jurupa Valley Saturday morning, Nov. 23. The deadly accident happened at the intersection of Rubidoux Blvd. and 24th St., according to authorities investigating the cause of the fatal incident.
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Deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the scene of the crash about 11:55 a.m., after receiving reports of a major injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and motorcycle, Riverside Sheriff’s Sgt. Luke Torres reported after the deadly accident.
When officials arrived, they found a male motorcycle rider with major injuries down in the roadway.
The rider was immediately rushed to a local hospital where, despite life-saving efforts by medical personnel, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away.
The victim’s name has not been released, pending further investigation and notification of the man’s family.
Based on the circumstances, members of Jurupa Valley Station’s Traffic Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation, which is ongoing.
Officials have not yet determined if alcohol or drug intoxication were contributing factors in the fatal collision.
Anyone with additional information about this investigation is encouraged to call Deputy Ditfurth at the Jurupa Valley Station at (951) 955-2600. Callers can refer to incident file number JV193270064 and can remain anonymous. Tipsters can also report criminal activity anonymously by calling crime stoppers at 800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463) or 800-47-DRUGS (800-473-7847). You can also leave anonymous information at www.riversidesheriff.org/tipline or www.wetip.com.
This is a developing story that will be updated as new information is available.
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Trevor Montgomery, 48, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County based newspapers, Valley News, (the now defunct) Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; as well as Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County and Mountain Echo in Shasta 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. (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 29 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 16 grandchildren.