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Mother and 16-year-old son killed in Apple Valley crash Identified

APPLE VALLEY, CALIF. ( A mother and her son both died as result of a crash that occurred in Apple Valley Tuesday night.

34-year-old Apple Valley resident Jacqueline Contreras, and her 16-year-old son, Ruben Contreras, were traveling northbound on Tamiani Road entering the intersection of Sitting Bull Road when they failed to yield to a white Chevy pickup truck who did not have a stop sign.

The silver Saturn Ion that was driven by Contreras was T-boned as it entered the intersection. The collision forced the car to roll multiple times, landing in a neighbors yard.

Ruben Contreras was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:13 p.m. and his mother was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where she did not respond to treatment and was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 7:17 p.m., the San Bernardino County Coroner’s office said.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Apple Valley Station Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision.

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