Non Homicide Cases

Case Number 2024-01989
Name PRIEST, David Ray
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 10/09/1964
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, E/B I-8, W of College Ave, San Diego, California, 92182, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, E/B I-8, W of College Ave, San Diego, California, 92182, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/28/2024 1925
Date and time of Injury 06/28/2024 1853 hours
Summary The decedent was a 59 year old male who resided with family in a home in San Diego. Preliminary information indicates that on the evening of 06/28/2024, the decedent was the helmeted driver and sole occupant of a black motorcycle traveling eastbound along Interstate 8 (I-8). The decedent was lane splitting between the number one and number two lanes when he collided with the back of a Honda Pilot. Upon impact, the decedent was projected before coming to a rest in the travel lanes. Bystanders placed a 911 call and first responders arrived on scene and administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) efforts to no avail. Death was pronounced on scene.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01977
Name VALENCIA MAGANA, Dora
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 10/23/1979
Gender Female
Place of Death Roadway, Old Highway 80, W. of Tierra del Sol Road, Boulevard, California, 91905, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Roadway, Old Highway 80, W. of Tierra del Sol Road, Boulevard, California, 91905, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/28/2024 0115
Date and time of Injury 06/28/2024 unknown
Summary The decedent was a 44-year-old female who was a resident of San Diego County. Preliminary investigation conducted by California Highway Patrol indicated that on the early morning hours of 06/28/2024, the decedent was the driver of a Toyota Camry traveling eastbound on Old Highway 80 in Boulevard. For unknown reasons, she crossed the center line and collided head on with a Ford pickup truck. Following the collision, the decedent exited her vehicle and was subsequently struck by a Honda CR-V. Witnesses contacted 911 and first responders arrived to her location where death was confirmed without medical intervention due to obvious fatal injuries.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01963
Name DAVIS, Jess Lee
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 04/25/1986
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, S/B ISR 5, S. of Las Pulgas Road, Oceanside, California, 92058, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, S/B ISR 5, S. of Las Pulgas Road, Oceanside, California, 92058, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/27/2024 0303
Date and time of Injury 06/27/2024 0303
Summary The decedent was a 38-year-old male who was an active duty military service member stationed in San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on the morning of 06/27/2024, a Jeep SUV travelling southbound on Interstate Route 5 struck the median guardrail and became disabled. The Jeep was then struck by a Mercedes van that overturned and also became disabled in the roadway. The decedent was one of four motorcyclists also traveling southbound on Interstate Route 5 who were ejected from their motorcycles after striking the disabled van. 9-1-1 was called with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the unresponsive decedent and pronounced death without medical intervention due to injuries. Two of the other motorcyclists also had their deaths pronounced on scene. (SDCMEO Case 2024-01961 and 2024-01962).
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01962
Name WILLIAMS, Stephen Jermaine
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 04/17/1987
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, S/B ISR 5, S. of Las Pulgas Road, Oceanside, California, 92058, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, S/B ISR 5, S. of Las Pulgas Road, Oceanside, California, 92058, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/27/2024 0303
Date and time of Injury 06/27/2024 0303
Summary The decedent was a 37-year-old male who was an active duty military service member stationed in San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on the morning of 06/27/2024, a Jeep SUV travelling southbound on Interstate Route 5 struck the median guardrail and became disabled. The Jeep was then struck by a Mercedes van that overturned and also became disabled in the roadway. The decedent was one of four motorcyclists also traveling southbound on Interstate Route 5 who were ejected from their motorcycles after striking the disabled van. 9-1-1 was called with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the unresponsive decedent and pronounced death without medical intervention due to injuries. Two of the other motorcyclists also had their deaths pronounced on scene. (SDCMEO Case 2024-01961 and 2024-01963).
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01960
Name LAFFAN, Caeden Patrick
City of Residence Sacramento
State of Residence California
DOB 03/03/1999
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, on beach, N 32 47 47 W 117 15 26, San Diego, California, 92109, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Ocean, San Diego, California, 92109, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/27/2024 0417
Date and time of Injury 6/27/2024 Unk
Summary The decedent was a 25-year-old male who resided in Sacramento. Based on preliminary information, on the morning of 06/27/2024, the decedent was with friends at Pacific Beach when he entered the ocean for a swim. Approximately thirty minutes later, a friend contacted local law enforcement reporting they could not find the decedent after he had entered the ocean. Friends and San Diego lifeguards searched for the decedent for greater than two hours prior to lifeguards finding him at the ocean's waterline just north of Crystal Pier. Lifeguards assessed the decedent and confirmed death without providing medical intervention due to postmortem changes.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Pending
Contributing Conditions -
Manner Pending Investigation
Investigating Agency San Diego Police Department
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01955
Name FELBER, Peter Lawrence
City of Residence La Mesa
State of Residence California
DOB 01/29/1947
Gender Male
Place of Death UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, California, 92103, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Intersection, Harbor Island Drive & N Harbor Drive, San Diego, California, 92101, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/26/2024 1919
Date and time of Injury 06/26/2024 1729 hours
Summary The decedent was a 77-year-old male who resided in a home in La Mesa. Based on preliminary information, on the evening of 06/26/2024, the decedent was the front passenger of a Toyota sedan traveling westbound on North Harbor Drive that collided with a charter bus within the roadway's intersection at Harbor Island Drive. 911 was called with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics provided lifesaving measures while transporting him to the UCSD Medical Center Emergency Department (ED). Upon his arrival, medical staff assumed the provision of lifesaving measures to no avail with death being pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency Harbor Police Department
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01946
Name RIVERA, Amalia
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 01/21/1973
Gender Female
Place of Death Found, Highway (embankment) , Old Highway 395 N. of Circle R Drive , Escondido, California, 92026, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Found, Highway (embankment) , Old Highway 395 N. of Circle R Drive , Escondido, California, 92026, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/25/2024 2326
Date and time of Injury 06/25/2024 2150
Summary The decedent was a 51-year-old female of unknown residency. Based on preliminary information, on 06/25/2024, she was driving a Lincoln SUV southbound on Old Highway 395 in Escondido. For unknown reasons, she apparently lost control of the SUV and traveled off the roadway and down an embankment prior to being ejected from the SUV. Witnesses called 911 with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the decedent and confirmed death without medical intervention due to obvious trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Pending
Contributing Conditions -
Manner Pending Investigation
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01940
Name VELASQUEZ, Pedro
City of Residence Bonsall
State of Residence California
DOB 09/12/1989
Gender Male
Place of Death Palomar Medical Center, 2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA, 92029, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Roadway, 363 Merida Drive , Fallbrook, California, 92028, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/25/2024 1632
Date and time of Injury 06/23/2024 1050
Summary The decedent was a 34-year-old male who resided in Bonsall. Based on preliminary information, on the morning of 06/23/2024, the decedent was a passenger of a vehicle traveling along the 300 block of Merida Drive in Fallbrook. For unknown reasons, the driver apparently lost control of the sedan prior to it overturning and the decedent being ejected. 911 was called with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the unresponsive decedent and provided lifesaving measures while transporting him by ambulance to the Palomar Medical Center Emergency Department. Upon arrival, medical staff assumed the provision of lifesaving measures and he was admitted to the facility. His level of health continued to decline throughout his admit until death was pronounced on 06/26/2024.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force trauma
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01931
Name AUDELO, Isaac Joshua
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 05/07/1993
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, E/B SR-78 , E of Jefferson St, Oceanside, California, 92054, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, E/B SR-78 , E of Jefferson St, Oceanside, California, 92054, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/25/2024 0152
Date and time of Injury 06/25/2024 0115
Summary The decedent was a 31-year-old male who was homeless in the County of San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on 06/25/2024, the decedent was walking within the eastbound lanes of State Route 78 in Oceanside when he was struck by an eastbound Mercedes-Benz sedan. The driver exited the freeway and called 911 from a nearby parking lot to report the incident with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the decedent and confirmed death without medical intervention due to obvious trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01926
Name NGUYEN, Diem Le
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 09/01/1973
Gender Female
Place of Death Found, mountainside , N32 58 05 W117 06 05, San Diego, California, 92129, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Mountain, N32 58 30 W117 06 06, San Diego, California, 92129, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/24/2024 0915
Date and time of Injury 06/23/2024 Unknown
Summary The decedent was a 50-year-old female who lived in San Diego. On the morning of 06/23/2024, the decedent accompanied a large group for a hike on Black Mountain. At some point, the decedent became separated from the group and communicated with them that she had reached the summit. That afternoon, the group was unable locate her and 911 was contacted to file a missing person report. On the morning of 06/24/2024, law enforcement located the decedent unresponsive within Black Mountain Park. Her death was confirmed without medical intervention due to postmortem changes by law enforcement.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Pending
Contributing Conditions -
Manner Pending Investigation
Investigating Agency San Diego Police Department
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01922
Name THOMAS, Tyrone Kenneth
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 02/05/1996
Gender Male
Place of Death Street, 1800 block of Ulric St, San Diego, California, 92111, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 1800 block of Ulric St, San Diego, California, 92111, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/23/2024 2357
Date and time of Injury 06/23/2024 Unknown
Summary The decedent was a 28-year-old male who resided in San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on 06/23/2024, he was driving a Yamaha motorcycle northbound within the 1800 block of Ulric Street in San Diego. For unknown reasons, he was ejected after apparently losing control of the motorcycle and striking a retaining wall. A passerby called 911 with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the decedent and confirmed death without medical intervention due to obvious trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police Department
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01921
Name ECHAVARRIA, Eduardo
City of Residence Chula Vista
State of Residence California
DOB 12/08/2004
Gender Male
Place of Death Embankment, E/B SR-905, West of Heritage Rd, San Diego, California, 92154, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Embankment, E/B SR-905, West of Heritage Rd, San Diego, California, 92154, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/24/2024 0015
Date and time of Injury 06/24/2024 0015
Summary The decedent was a 19-year-old male who resided in Chula Vista. Based on preliminary information, on 06/24/2024, he was the front seat passenger of a white 2015 BMW sedan travelling eastbound on State Route 905. For unknown reasons, the driver apparently lost control of the sedan which struck the guardrail prior to travelling down an embankment. Witnesses called 911 with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics extricated the decedent from the vehicle and confirmed death due to obvious trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01917
Name MENDIVIL Jr., Robert Manuel
City of Residence Chula Vista
State of Residence California
DOB 10/20/2003
Gender Male
Place of Death Scripps Mercy Hospital, 4077 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA, 92103, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 800 Block of East H Street, Chula Vista, California, 91910, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/23/2024 1617
Date and time of Injury 06/23/2024 1534
Summary The decedent was a 20-year-old male who resided in Chula Vista. Based on preliminary investigation, on 06/23/2024, the decedent was the helmeted driver and sole occupant of a Kawasaki motorcycle traveling eastbound on the 800 block of East H Street in Chula Vista. For unknown reasons, the decedent lost control of the motorcycle and became ejected. Witnesses contacted 911 and first responders were dispatched to the scene. Upon their arrival, responding paramedics conducted lifesaving measures and transported him the Scripps Mercy Hospital Emergency Department. Despite life-saving efforts, death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries, especially head, neck and chest
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency Chula Vista Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01910
Name HE, Manup Chai
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 08/01/1975
Gender Male
Place of Death Scripps Mercy Hospital, 4077 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA, 92103, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 100 block S. Meadowbrook Drive, San Diego, California, 92114, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/22/2024 2338
Date and time of Injury 06/20/2024 Unk
Summary The decedent was a 48-year-old male who resided in San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on 06/20/2024, the decedent was a pedestrian walking near the 100 block of S. Metal Brook Drive San Diego when he was struck by a Lexus sedan. A 911 call was made with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the decedent and performed lifesaving measures while transporting him by ambulance to the Scripps Mercy Hospital Emergency Department. Upon his arrival, medical staff assumed the provision of lifesaving measures and he was admitted to the facility. His level of health continued to decline throughout his admit until death with pronounced on 06/22/2024.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police Department
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01877
Name KELLER, Christopher Michael
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 09/13/1988
Gender Male
Place of Death Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, California, 92037, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, S/B ISR 5, S of Carmel Valley Road, Del Mar, California, 92014, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/20/2024 0152
Date and time of Injury 06/20/2024 0114
Summary The decedent was a 35-year-old male who resided in San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on 06/20/2024, decedent was driving an Indian motorcycle southbound on Interstate Route 5 when he collided with the rear of a Mini Cooper sedan. He was ejected from the motorcycle onto the roadway and struck by an unspecified vehicle that left the scene. Witnesses called 911 with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the unresponsive decedent and provided lifesaving measures while transporting him to a local hospital. Upon arrival, medical staff assumed the provision of lifesaving measures to no avail with death being pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01876
Name PATTON, Laikeya Tranee
City of Residence Los Angeles
State of Residence California
DOB 09/03/1991
Gender Female
Place of Death Found, HIghway, S/B ISR 15 south of Old Highway 395, Bonsall, California, 92003, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, S/B ISR 15 south of Old Highway 395, Bonsall, California, 92003, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/20/2024 0014
Date and time of Injury 06/19/2024 unknown
Summary The decedent was a 32-year-old female who resided in the city of Los Angeles. Based on preliminary information, on 06/19/2024, the decedent was the passenger of a Honda sedan involved in a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate Route 15 South. For unknown reasons, she exited the vehicle prior to being struck by multiple vehicles. 911 was called with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the unresponsive decedent and confirmed death without providing lifesaving measures due to obvious trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries of head, trunk, and extremities with atlanto-occipital dislocation
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01864
Name FRASER III, John Cameron
City of Residence Solana Beach
State of Residence California
DOB 06/26/1961
Gender Male
Place of Death Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, California, 92037, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, Coast Boulevard & 21st Street, Del Mar, California, 92014, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/19/2024 0040
Date and time of Injury 06/19/2024 2355
Summary The decedent was a 62-year-old male who resided in the city of Solana Beach. Based on preliminary information, on 06/19/2024, the decedent was the passenger of a Maserati sedan driven by a friend along Coast Boulevard in the city of Del Mar. For unknown reasons, the friend apparently lost control of the vehicle prior to striking a parked vehicle and a palm tree. Witnesses called 911 with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics extricated the decedent from the vehicle and provided lifesaving measures while transporting him by ambulance to the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Emergency Department (ED). Upon arrival, medical staff assumed the provision of lifesaving measures to no avail with death being pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Sheriff
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01852
Name SODERLUND, Nils-Erik August
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 09/27/1990
Gender Male
Place of Death UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, California, 92103, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, N/B ISR 5, S. of Sea World Drive, San Diego, California, 92110, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/17/2024 1327
Date and time of Injury 6/17/2024 1249
Summary The decedent was a 33-year-old male who resided in La Mesa. Based on preliminary information, on 06/17/2024, the decedent was driving a Toyota SUV while transitioning from Interstate Route 8 West to the Interstate Route 5 North onramp. For unknown reasons, he lost control of the vehicle prior to being ejected as it overturned multiple times and came to rest in the center divide. Witnesses found him unresponsive on the roadway and called 911 with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics provided lifesaving measures while transporting him by ambulance to the UCSD Medical Center Emergency Department. Upon arrival, medical staff assumed the provision of lifesaving measures to no avail with death being pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries of head, neck, and trunk
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01816
Name JOHNSON, Madeline Jean
City of Residence La Mesa
State of Residence California
DOB 10/09/1938
Gender Female
Place of Death Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost Street, San Diego, California, 92123, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Intersection, Maple Avenue & University Avenue, La Mesa, California, 91941, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/14/2024 1627
Date and time of Injury 06/14/2024 1533 hours
Summary The decedent was an 85-year-old female who resided in La Mesa. Based on preliminary information, on the afternoon of 06/14/2024, the decedent was driving a Cadillac SUV westbound on University Avenue in La Mesa and initiated a left turn maneuver onto Maple Avenue prior to colliding with a Ford sedan traveling eastbound on University Avenue. 911 was called with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics provided lifesaving measures while transporting the decedent to the Sharp Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. Upon her arrival, medical staff assumed the provision of lifesaving measures to no avail with death being pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency La Mesa Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01815
Name GONZALES, Apolonio Paul Warne
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 04/05/2000
Gender Male
Place of Death Palomar Medical Center Poway, 15615 Pomerado Rd, Poway, CA, 92064, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Intersection, 3rd Street and H Street, Ramona, California, 92065, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/14/2024 1611
Date and time of Injury 06/14/2024 1432
Summary The decedent was a 24 year old male who resided in Ramona. On 06/14/24, the decedent was the helmeted driver and sole occupant of a motorcycle travelling southbound on 3rd Street in Ramona. The decedent crossed the double yellow line into the northbound lane to pass 3 vehicles travelling in the southbound lane. After passing the vehicles and returning to the southbound lanes, he lost control of the motorcycle and overturned. 9-1-1 was called and responding paramedics found the decedent unresponsive. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation was initiated and he was transported to Palomar Medical Center Poway Emergency Department where despite aggressive resuscitative efforts his death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - El Cajon
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01746
Name HUMPHRIES, Martin John
City of Residence San Marcos
State of Residence California
DOB 10/25/1969
Gender Male
Place of Death Roadway, SR-78 east of Casner Road, Ramona, California, 92065, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Roadway, SR-78 east of Casner Road, Ramona, California, 92065, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/07/2024 1226
Date and time of Injury 06/07/2024 Unknown
Summary The decedent was a 54-year-old male who resided in the city of San Marcos. Based on preliminary information, on the morning of 06/07/2024, the decedent was driving a Triumph motorcycle westbound on State Route 78 toward Casner Road in Ramona. For unknown reasons, he apparently lost control of the motorcycle and travelled across the eastbound traffic lane onto the embankment and struck a tree prior to being ejected onto the roadway. A passersby later saw the decedent in the roadway and called 911. Responding paramedics contacted the unresponsive decedent and confirmed death due to injuries.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-01726
Name HRUSKA, Makenna Reese
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 07/29/2000
Gender Female
Place of Death Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost Street, San Diego, California, 92123, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, Eastbound Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and Diane Avene, San Diego, California, 92117, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 06/05/2024 1311
Date and time of Injury 06/05/2024 Unknown
Summary The decedent was a 23-year-old female who resided in the city of San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on 06/05/2024, she was riding a Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound along Clairemont Mesa Boulevard in San Diego. For unknown reasons, the motorcycle veered to the left and struck the median. prior to her being ejected and striking a tree. Witnesses called 911 with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics provided lifesaving measures while transporting her by ambulance to a local emergency department. Upon her arrival, lifesaving measures were continued to no avail with death being pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police Department
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-00840
Name LYONS, Joseph Robert Held
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 11/22/1990
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, highway, N/B I-5 to N/B 163 transition, San Diego, 92101
Place of injury Highway, N/B I-5 to NB 163 transition, San Diego, 92101
Date and time of death 03/17/2024 0542
Date and time of Injury 03/17/2024 0526 hours
Summary The decedent was a 33-year-old male who resided in San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on the early morning of 03/17/2024, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Dispatch received a call of a person walking southbound on State Route 163 shortly prior to receiving another call of a person lying on the Interstate 5 North transition lane to State Route 163 North. Officers were dispatched to the call for service. Upon their arrival, responding officers found the unresponsive decedent lying on the roadway and confirmed death without medical intervention due to blunt force injuries.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Undetermined
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2024-00492
Name ELLISON, Manuel
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 05/30/1939
Gender Male
Place of Death Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost Street, San Diego, California, 92123, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 3000 block of Dehesa Road, El Cajon, California, 92019, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 02/13/2024 1304
Date and time of Injury 02/13/2024 1109
Summary The decedent was an 84-year-old male who resided in the city of San Diego. Based on preliminary information, on the morning of 02/13/2024, the decedent was the passenger of a Chevrolet sedan driven by his wife eastbound within the 3000 block of Dehesa Road in El Cajon. At some point, a Ford pickup truck traveling westbound on Dehesa Road made a left turn maneuver into a private driveway and crossing in front of the path of the Chevrolet which collided with the rear of the pickup truck. A 911 call was made to report the accident with law enforcement and fire personnel dispatched to the call for service. Responding paramedics contacted the decedent and noted he was short of breath. The decedent and his wife were transported by ambulance to the Sharp Memorial Hospital Emergency Department (ED). Upon his arrival in the ED, the decedent was found to be in respiratory distress prior to becoming pulseless and not breathing. Medical staff provided lifesaving measures to no avail with death being pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Hypertensive cardiovascular disease
Contributing Conditions Pulmonary emphysema; diabetes mellitus
Manner Natural
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes