UPDATED: Man killed in Aguanga crash identified

UPDATE: Thursday, June 22, 8:22 a.m.

A man killed in multiple vehicle crash in Aguanga was identified this morning as Lawrence Young, 50, of Aguanga. The crash occurred about 7:50 p.m. on State Route 79 at Crosley Truck Trail east of Temecula.

Two others were injured in the crash and seven people were assessed at the scene but refused treatment.


AGUANGA  – One person was killed and two people suffered major injuries yesterday in a multiple-vehicle crash in Aguanga.

One person died at the scene of the crash, which was reported about 7:50 p.m. on state Route 79 at Crosley Truck Trail east of Temecula, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Two other people who were trapped in the wreckage were freed by firefighters. One was airlifted to a hospital and the other was taken by ambulance, according to the fire department’s Tawny Cabral.

Seven people were assessed at the scene and refused treatment, Cabral said.

The crash blocked both lanes of the highway and a SigAlert was issued, according to the California Highway Patrol.

2 Responses to "UPDATED: Man killed in Aguanga crash identified"

  1. Connie Venti   June 22, 2017 at 12:17 pm

    When is CalTrans going to wake up and make Hwy 79 safer to drive on? Hwy 371, too! How many more people have to die before something gets done? Drivers are reckless, yes, but turnout lanes would help by letting the impatient drivers through that are now attempting to pass when they shouldn’t.

  2. Capt. Dan Matthews CHP Ret.   June 24, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    There are more Idiot drivers than ever.

    The state should pas a law that says: If you get 3 moving violation with in 10 years you lose your drivers license for 10 years.

    I see more stupid people driving on the 74-371-79 on their way to and from San Diego to Palm Springs.


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