UPDATED: HEMET: DUI suspected in crash that killed San Jacinto man, victim ID’d

UPDATE: Thursday, Aug. 3, 1:45 p.m. HEMET — Riverside County Sheriff – Coroner’s officials have identified the victim killed in last Friday’s fatal traffic collision as Gabriel Deniz, 52, of San Jacinto. A coroner’s release indicated Deniz died at the Riverside University Health Systems – Medical Center, just less than nine hours after he was involved in the accident. He was pronounced dead by […]

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Riverside PD’s AIR-1 makes dangerous “one-skid landing” rescue from Sugarloaf Mtn

If page fails to load properly or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Department’s Aviation Support Unit made an incredibly difficult rescue of a stranded hiker look easy when the helicopter’s pilot made not one, but two separate mountainside “one-skid” landings during a Friday, May […]

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RIVERSIDE: Fast-acting citizens credited with saving victim from overturned, burning truck

RIVERSIDE – Officials are crediting several good Samaritans with extinguishing a truck fire and saving at least one person after a single-vehicle, rollover traffic accident Monday evening, May 15. The fiery wreck happened in front of Mountain View Elementary School on Streeter/Grand Avenue near Mountain View Avenue in Riverside. It was not immediately known how many occupants had been inside the truck when […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: 58-year-old Motorcyclist ID’d after deadly motorcycle accident

UPDATE: April 25, 3 p.m. HEMET – Riverside County Coroner’s officials have identified the victim killed in yesterday’s fatal motorcycle accident that happened on Mountain Avenue west of Cedar Avenue in an unincorporated area of Hemet. Officials identified the man as Robert Pittenger, 58, of Hemet. Pittinger was pronounced dead at 2:12 p.m., less than twenty minutes after he lost control of […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: 5 injured, 2 juveniles possibly ejected, in solo-vehicle rollover accident

UPDATE/CORRECTION: 11/25/2016 5 p.m. According to an official press release from Hemet Police Lt. Eric Dickson, only one vehicle was involved in this traffic collision, not two vehicles as was earlier reported. The second vehicle initially believed to be involved in the accident was later determined to be a passing motorist who stopped to assist the victims after the accident. […]

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HEMET – Fire destroys horse barn on Cedar Avenue

HEMET – A a barn filled with horses and at least one outbuilding were destroyed when a fire broke out at a residence in the 43000 block of Cedar Avenue Friday, Nov. 18. The property where the blaze occurred is south of the Mountain View Mobile Home Park and located between Cedar Avenue, Ramona Expressway, and Mountain Avenue in an unincorporated area of Hemet. […]

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