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Coroner ID’s man in wheelchair killed by vehicle on Bear Valley Road



Jose Manuel Gonzalez, a 61 year-old resident of Hesperia was identified as the man in the wheelchair who was killed.

HESPERIA, Calif. ( — The San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office identified the man struck and killed by a vehicle while using his wheelchair as Jose Manuel Gonzalez, 61, of Hesperia.

It happened on November 11, 2018, in the eastbound lanes of Bear Valley Road, just west of Tamarisk/I Avenues in the city of Hesperia.

At about 9:14 pm, a 2002 Toyota Prius struck Gonzalez causing him to be ejected from his wheelchair. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

The driver of the Prius was transported by an AMR ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the collision.

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