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21-year-old Man Dies After Bear Valley Road Crash

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Carlos H. Velazquez died as a result of his injuries in the December 22 crash on Bear Valley Road. (Facebook)

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) A young man died of his injuries following a two-car crash on Bear Valley Road on Thursday evening, officials said.

Carlos H. Velazquez, 21, a resident the Victor Valley, was driving a 2000 Chevy Camaro on Bear Valley Road, just between Mall Boulevard and Pacoima Road, when the car collided with a 2007 Chevy Tahoe for reasons unknown around 5:09 p.m.

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The Camaro and Tahoe collided, trapping Velasquez. It took approximately 15 minutes for San Bernardino County Firefighters to extricate Velazquez from his vehicle.

Velazquez was flown to Loma Linda Medical Center where he later died of his injuries; no other passengers were in his vehicle at the time.

Manuel Medina-Chavez, the driver of the SUV, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Desert Valley Medical Center.

Officials on scene Thursday night said there is no indication alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Bear Valley Road was closed to traffic in both directions in the area of the collision until approximately 10:30 p.m. for the investigation. This is an ongoing investigation by the Victorville Station Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). Anyone with information about the collision is requested to contact Deputy J. Dean or A. Awad at 760-241-291

This is an ongoing investigation by the Victorville Station Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). Anyone with information about the collision is requested to contact Deputy J. Dean or A. Awad at 760-241-2911.

(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

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