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Quad rider killed in fall down embankment


Last updated 7/22/2018 at 9:49am

SAN JACINTO - The rider of a Yamaha off-road quad was killed Saturday when the vehicle struck a curb at the end of a cul de sac and was launched down an embankment, authorities said.

The crash was at 3:11 p.m. at Verona Avenue and Messina Drive, Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Robert Himmelberg said.

The Yamaha quad was northbound on Verona Avenue when it struck a curb and was launched over an embankment, Himmelberg said. "The quad landed in a parking lot and the rider was ejected.''

The quad rider was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.

The age and gender of the rider were not available.


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