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Driver killed in crash on I-15 in the Cajon Pass identified as Rancho Cucamonga man

CAJON PASS, Calif. ( — A man killed in a rear-end crash on the I-15 in the Cajon Pass was identified as Phillip Laurence Rincon, 40, a resident of Rancho Cucamonga.

The two-vehicle collision was reported on July 25, 2021, at about 4:00 am on the northbound 15, south of Oak Hill Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, the collision occurred when the driver of a BMW rear-ended a Toyota sedan. The Toyota was at slow speeds and swerved into the reporting party’s vehicle and was unable to avoid the collision.

Phillip Rincon was killed in a crash on the 15 freeway in the cajon pass
(Phillip Rincon Facebook photo dated March 22, 2018.)

The rear-end collision caused major damage to the back of the Toyota and caused the vehicle to face sideways on the freeway.

San Bernardino County Fire responded to the scene and pronounced one Rincon deceased at the scene. The driver of the BMW was transported by ground ambulance with unknown injuries.

The California Highway Patrol San Bernardino Office is handling the investigation into the collision.

(photo by Robert Sheedy)
fatal accident in the cajon pass
(photo by Robert Sheedy)

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