Non Homicide Cases

Case Number 2020-02045
Name Next of kin not notified..
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 01/25/1985
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, W/B SR 94, W. of Kelton Road, OC, San Diego, California, 92105, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, W/B SR 94, W. of Kelton Road, OC, San Diego, California, 92105, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/26/2020 0005
Date and time of Injury 07/26/2020 0005
Summary The decedent was a 35-year-old male who appeared to live a transient lifestyle. In the early morning of 07/26/20, he was walking along the shoulder of westbound State Route 94, near the Kelton Road overcrossing. Then he walked into the southbound lanes and directly into traffic. He was struck by a vehicle and witnesses called 9-1-1. Paramedics responded to the scene and found the decedent with multiple fatal injures. His death was pronounced at the site without medical intervention.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD
Contributing Conditions
Manner
Investigating Agency CHP - San Diego
Next of kin notified No
Case Number 2020-02002
Name GLASSMAN, Keith
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 05/03/1962
Gender Male
Place of Death Street, 3600 block Genesee Avenue, San Diego, California, 92111, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 3600 block Genesee Avenue, San Diego, California, 92111, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/21/2020 1412
Date and time of Injury 7/21/2020 1412
Summary The decedent was a 58-year-old male who resided in San Diego. On the afternoon of 7/21/2020, the decedent was the driver and sole occupant of a vehicle travelling westbound on Genesee Avenue in San Diego. For unknown reasons, the driver of a sports utility vehicle (SUV) travelling eastbound on Genesee Avenue lost control of the SUV and crossed into oncoming traffic, colliding head on with the decedent's vehicle. The impact of the collision caused the decedent's vehicle to collide with a third vehicle. Witnesses called 911 and the San Diego Police and San Diego Fire personnel responded. Paramedics confirmed the death without medical intervention due to obvious fatal trauma. The drivers of the other vehicles were transported to local hospitals.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01978
Name WINGEN, Joseph James
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 08/05/1972
Gender Male
Place of Death Roadway, in ambulance, 12686 Otay Lakes Road, Jamul, California, 91935, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Ravine, N32 38 17 W116 54 28, Jamul, California, 91935, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/19/2020 1200
Date and time of Injury 07/19/2020 Unk
Summary The decedent was a 47 year-old male who resided in San Diego. On 07/19/2020, the decedent was skydiving in Jamul. Per witness statements, the decedent's parachute deployed after he exited the plane and he appeared to be in full control of the equipment. For unknown reasons, the decedent began to drift away from the landing zone and stopped steering his parachute. He came to rest in a ravine and witnesses called 9-1-1. Responding paramedics found him unresponsive, removed his parachute equipment, and initiated CPR. The decedent was air-lifted to an ambulance for transportation to an area hospital, but he remained without vital signs and could not be resuscitated. He was pronounced dead at the ambulance site.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Pending
Contributing Conditions
Manner Pending Investigation
Investigating Agency San Diego Sheriff
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01971
Name REY-GUERRERO, Enrique
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 02/06/2001
Gender Male
Place of Death Scripps Mercy Hospital, 4077 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, California, 92103, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, N/B ISR 5 at Pershing off ramp, San Diego, California, 92101, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/19/2020 0416
Date and time of Injury 7/18/2020 2359
Summary The decedent was a 19 year-old male who resided in San Diego. On the evening of 7/18/2020, the decedent was reported to be intoxicated and went to a relative's home in the Logan Heights area. He got into an argument then left the residence angry. At approximately midnight, the decedent was witnessed driving at a high rate of speed on the N/B 5 freeway near the Pershing off ramp, when his vehicle struck the concrete divider. 911 was called and paramedics transported him to Scripps Mercy Hospital. He was diagnosed with traumatic injuries to the head and torso. His was placed in the ICU and his condition continued to decline. He died the following afternoon on 7/19/2020.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - San Diego
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01968
Name FERRARA, Ryan
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 04/11/1981
Gender Male
Place of Death Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost Street, San Diego, California, 92123, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 13000 block of Piping Rock Lane, El Cajon, California, 92021, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/18/2020 2245
Date and time of Injury 07/18/2020 2145
Summary The decedent was a 39-year-old male who resided in San Diego. On the evening of 07/18/20, he was the rear passenger of a motorcycle traveling through a residential neighborhood in unincorporated El Cajon. On a curve in the roadway, the motorcycle struck a parked vehicle ejecting both persons from the motorcycle. 9-1-1 was called and Police and Fire personnel responded to the scene. Paramedics transported the decedent to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where the decedent was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries especially head
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - El Cajon
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01958
Name PADILLA, Maria
City of Residence Oceanside
State of Residence California
DOB 12/18/1937
Gender Female
Place of Death Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, California, 92037, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Roadway, Rancho Del Oro and Mesa Drive, Oceanside, California, 92057, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/18/2020 0411
Date and time of Injury 07/13/2020 1625
Summary The decedent was an 82-year-old female who resided in Oceanside. On 07/13/2020, the decedent was the front passenger in a vehicle driven by her husband that was involved in a traffic collision on Rancho Del Oro in Oceanside. For unknown reason(s), their vehicle struck another vehicle at the intersection of Mesa Drive. All involved parties, including the decedent and her husband were transported to area hospitals. The decedent presented to Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla with multiple traumatic injuries to her torso. She was placed in the ICU and her condition declined over the following several days. On 07/18/2020, the decedent suffered cardiopulmonary arrest and died in the hospital.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency Oceanside Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01913
Name FERREYRA, Raymond
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 05/18/1985
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, WB SR 54 W. of Briarwood Exit, San Diego, California, 92139, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, WB SR 54 W. of Briarwood Exit, San Diego, California, 92139, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/14/2020 2256
Date and time of Injury 07/14/2020 2238
Summary The decedent was a 35 year old male who resided in San Diego. The decedent was the passenger of a vehicle that was witnessed to be driving erratically on several highways. The vehicle failed to stop at a traffic backup for a fatality accident (Medical Examiner Case Number 20-1910) and rear ended a stopped vehicle. Witnesses dialed 911 and police and fire responded to this collision. Paramedics removed the decedent from the front passenger seat and attempted resuscitation. Despite aggressive life saving measures, the decedent's death was pronounced at the scene. Charges may be involved, as the driver of the decedent's vehicle fled the scene.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries especially right chest and abdomen
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01910
Name LESA, Edward Tofiga
City of Residence National City
State of Residence California
DOB 10/10/1989
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, W/B SR-54, E. of Plaza Bonita Center Way, San Diego, California, 92139, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, W/B SR-54, E. of Plaza Bonita Center Way, San Diego, California, 92139, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/14/2020 2124
Date and time of Injury 07/14/2020 2120
Summary The decedent was a 30-year-old male who resided in National City. On the night of 07/14/2020, the decedent was one of four occupants in a pick-up truck travelling westbound on state route 54 just east of Plaza Bonita Center Way. For unknown reasons, the driver of the vehicle lost control and the vehicle flipped over multiple times. The decedent and occupants were ejected from the vehicle and witnesses called 911 for assistance. Police and paramedics responded and confirmed the decedent's death at the scene due to obvious fatal injuries.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01881
Name MORALES, Victor
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 04/14/1992
Gender Male
Place of Death UCSD Medical Center
Place of injury Street, 500 Block Palm Avenue, National City, California, 91950, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/11/2020 1426
Date and time of Injury 07/10/2020 0030
Summary The decedent was a 28 year old male who resided in San Diego. On the night of 07/09/2020, the decedent was skateboarding with friends on a roadway when a sedan traveling at a high rate of speed struck the decedent. The decedent fell 65 feet from point of impact and struck his head on the pavement. Paramedics arrived and transported him to UCSD Medical Center. He was diagnosed with a traumatic head injury. On 07/11/2020, the decedent progressed to brain death and died in the hospital.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01828
Name YTURRALDE, Enrique Javier
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 07/23/1989
Gender Male
Place of Death Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost Street, San Diego, California, 92123, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street , 500 block N 2nd Street, El Cajon, California, 92021, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/08/2020 1636
Date and time of Injury 7/8/2020 1533
Summary The decedent was a 30-year-old male. On 7/8/2020, the decedent was walking northbound on 2nd Street in El Cajon and was witnessed to attempt to cross the street through four lanes of heavy traffic. As he approached the southbound left-turn lane, a vehicle entered that lane and struck the decedent. The driver stopped immediately and 911 was called. Police and Fire personnel responded to the scene. Paramedics initiated CPR and noted multiple traumatic injuries. He was transported to the Sharp Memorial Hospital, where arrived without vital signs and was pronounced dead.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency El Cajon Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01778
Name ALEMAYEHU, Samuel
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 03/12/1958
Gender Male
Place of Death Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, California, 92037, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, Carmel Valley Road and Camino Del Sur, San Diego, California, 92129, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/04/2020 1155
Date and time of Injury 06/27/2020 0816
Summary The decedent was a 62 year old male who resided in San Diego. On 06/27/2020, the decedent was jogging when he was struck by a vehicle. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was diagnosed with multiple torso and brain injuries. The decedent was placed in the ICU with a poor prognosis and his condition declined over the following few days. He died at the hospital on 7/4/2020.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01774
Name THOMPSON, Christopher James
City of Residence Encinitas
State of Residence California
DOB 05/01/1992
Gender Male
Place of Death Freeway, N/B ISR-5 S of Via de la Valle, Del Mar, California, 92014, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Freeway, N/B ISR-5 S of Via de la Valle, San Diego, California, 92104, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/04/2020 0505
Date and time of Injury 07/04/2020 0505
Summary The decedent was a 28-year-old male who lived in Encinitas. On the morning of 07/04/2020, a sedan travelling northbound on the 5-Freeway, just south of Via de la Valle collided with a pickup truck, causing the truck to drive onto the east side of the freeway shoulder. The driver of the sedan stopped his vehicle in the roadway in order to make contact with the driver of the pickup truck. The decedent was riding a Suzuki motorcycle north on the 5-Freeway and was unable to stop before colliding with the back of the sedan. The decedent was thrown from the motorcycle and was struck by another vehicle. 911 was called and paramedics responded. Paramedics confirmed death at the scene due to obvious fatal trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - San Diego
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01767
Name JACKSON, Norman Jay
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 04/18/1972
Gender Male
Place of Death Street, 5300 block of Chollas Parkway , San Diego, California, 92105, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 5300 block of Chollas Parkway , San Diego, California, 92105, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/03/2020 0055
Date and time of Injury 07/03/2020 0055
Summary The decedent was a 48-year-old male who resided in San Diego. On the evening of 07/03/2020, the decedent was walking in the street near several parked cars on the 5300 block of Chollas Parkway in the city of San Diego. A lowered black sedan traveling southbound struck the decedent at a high rate of speed. The decedent was thrown approximately 150 feet before hitting the ground. Several witnesses called 911. The vehicle did not stop. Paramedics responded to the scene and found the decedent unresponsive. Death was pronounced at the scene due to obvious fatal traumatic injuries.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01766
Name Next of kin not notified
City of Residence Lakeside
State of Residence California
DOB 04/26/1970
Gender Male
Place of Death Roadway, 12600 block of Mapleview Street, Lakeside, California, 92040, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Roadway, 12600 block of Mapleview Street, Lakeside, California, 92040, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/02/2020 2145
Date and time of Injury 07/02/2020 2135
Summary The decedent was a 50 year old male who resided in Lakeside. On the evening of 07/02/20, he was walking across the street in an unmarked section, near his home when he was struck by a small sedan. The driver of the vehicle stopped and called 9-1-1. Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced death due to obvious fatal trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt trauma
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - El Cajon
Next of kin notified No
Case Number 2020-01751
Name GUZMAN MENDEZ , Ruben
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 09/08/1938
Gender Male
Place of Death UCSD Medical Center
Place of injury Street, 4500 block Logan Ave, San Diego, California, 92113, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 07/01/2020 0017
Date and time of Injury 6/30/2020 2021
Summary The decedent was an 81-year-old male who resided in San Diego. On the evening of 6/30/2020, the decedent was a pedestrian walking along the 4500 block of Logan Avenue in San Diego. The decedent entered a marked crosswalk and was struck by a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. 911 was called and San Diego Police and San Diego Fire personnel arrived on scene and initiated resuscitation. The decedent was transported to a nearby Emergency Department, where he was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. He was admitted to the ICU and died the following day on 7/1/2020.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries of head
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2020-01747
Name MAGANTE, Elvis Nakoa
City of Residence Pauma Valley
State of Residence California
DOB 03/15/1997
Gender Male
Place of Death Roadway, 38921 Pala Temecula Road, Pala, California, 92059, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Roadway, 38921 Pala Temecula Road, Pala, California, 92059, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/30/2020 1709
Date and time of Injury 06/30/2020 1645
Summary The decedent was a 23-year-old male who resided in Pala. On 06/30/2020, the decedent was a rear passenger and one of four occupants in a Jeep Cherokee travelling southbound on Pala Temecula Road at a high rate of speed. For unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The incident was unwitnessed. A passerby came across the accident and called 911. Police and Paramedics responded to the scene. Despite advanced lifesaving efforts, the decedent was unable to be revived and his death was pronounced at the scene. The other three occupants were taken to various area hospitals with major injuries.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP
Next of kin notified Yes