Saturday , 22 October 2016
(photo by Gabriel D. Espinoza)
(photo by Gabriel D. Espinoza)

BofA Security Guard Killed in Tragic Accident

APPLE VALLEY:( A security guard for Bank Of America in Apple Valley was pronounced dead after a vehicle jumped the curb Tuesday afternoon.

The call of a vehicle vs. pedestrian was dispatched at approximately 3:12p.m. to the Bank of America located in the Jess Ranch shopping center, located at 19105 Bear Valley Road. According to San Bernardino County Sheriff officials, the 86-year-old female driver was attempting to park her silver Toyota Camry when she hit a curb, jumped another curb striking a sign and continued forward hitting the security guard.  

The 55-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased on scene by emergency personal. Those who knew the victim say, he’s been a security guard with G4S for 15 years.

Less than 2 weeks prior to this incident, on the afternoon of October 30, 2015 a Jeep Patriot struck a pedestrian before hitting the same Bank of America building. The female pedestrian in her 30’s suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the October 30th incident.

The collision is currently under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Region II, Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Deputy Jason Grantham at 760-240-7400.

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About Gabriel D. Espinoza

Gabriel has lived in Victor Valley for nearly 15 years. He co-founded Victor Valley News, and has a background as a financial advisor and relationship banker. When he is not working the numbers, he enjoys getting out and meeting the community and delivering news worthy information.

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