April 15, 2024
San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Workplace on the County Operations Middle. Picture by Ken Stone

Authorities have publicly recognized three males who died in San Diego-area site visitors accidents in the course of the first 5 days of 2024.

The primary of the roadway fatalities came about about 6 a.m. on New 12 months’s Day, when 29-year-old Misael Figueroa-Gallardo of Vista misplaced management of the Toyota pickup truck he was driving on South Santa Fe Avenue in San Marcos, in keeping with the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Workplace.

The westbound automobile veered off the road and struck a light-weight pole at West Mission Street, then overturned and burst into flames, the company reported.

After emergency crews pulled Figueroa-Gallardo from the burning truck, paramedics took him to Palomar Medical Middle, the place he was pronounced lifeless shortly after arrival.

The second lethal crash occurred shortly earlier than 7 p.m. Tuesday, when 65-year-old Rufino Canete of San Diego was struck by a northbound Chevrolet pickup truck as he was making an attempt to cross the road on foot within the 3800 block of Halfway Drive, simply south of Sports activities Area Boulevard, in keeping with the medical expert. Figueroa-Gallardo died on the scene of the accident.

The third site visitors fatality came about three days later within the Emerald Hills neighborhood of San Diego. The sufferer, 27-year-old Jadahn Schaefer of Lemon Grove, was mortally injured when the bike he was using crashed right into a broken-down automobile on eastbound state Route 94 close to Kelton Street about 10:30 p.m. Friday, the county company reported. Schaefer died earlier than paramedics may transport him to a hospital.

–Metropolis Information Service