Two Fontana Residents Discovered Deceased Outside Vehicle After Crash in Jurupa Valley Ravine [Jurupa Valley, CA]

Jurupa Valley , CA (April 9, 2024): (The Sun) –

The serene atmosphere of Jurupa Valley, Riverside County, was shattered when the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department made a chilling discovery: two men found lifeless outside a car that had careened into a shallow ravine. 

The department revealed that the victims were identified as 38-year-old Mauricio Juarez and 41-year-old Guillermo Morales, both hailing from Fontana.

The sequence of events leading to this dismal scene began when a concerned individual notified authorities upon spotting what appeared to be an abandoned white sedan nestled within a brushy area, flanked by residential properties and the picturesque expanse of the Oak Quarry Golf Club. It was approximately 3:15 p.m. on Monday when this distressing call was made.

Two Fontana Residents Discovered Deceased Outside Vehicle After Crash in Jurupa Valley Ravine [Jurupa Valley, CA]
The vehicle was discovered in the ravine on the far side of this photo.

Responding swiftly to the report, deputies arrived at the scene, where they encountered the vehicle, clearly bearing the scars of an apparent collision

Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s department, revealed that the car bore evident damage, hinting at the severity of the impact it had endured. She said “The circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation.”

However, the true magnitude of the tragedy unfolded when the deputies made a grim discovery – the lifeless bodies of Juarez and Morales, pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The air hung heavy with unanswered questions as investigators sought to unravel the circumstances surrounding this apparent car accident.

As the investigation unfolded, numerous uncertainties lingered, casting a veil of ambiguity over the incident. Questions regarding the duration of the car’s presence in the ravine and whether it had collided with another vehicle remained unanswered, leaving authorities and the community grappling with a sense of unease and sorrow.

In Jurupa Valley, the search for answers continued, driven by a collective longing to understand the events and find closure in the wake of tragedy. We wish to offer our most sincerely condolences to the victims families involved in the terrible event.

Our law firm extends our deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are mourning the loss of their loved one.

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Disclaimer: The content of this post is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for business. The information contained herein is not intended to offer legal or medical advice. If you or someone you care about has been injured in an accident, it is recommended to seek immediate medical assistance. The photo featured in this post was not taken at the actual scene of the accident.






Location near the fatal accident that occurred in the evening hours of April 8th, 2024

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Kevin Crockett is an award-winning personal injury lawyer who understands the impact an accident can have on someone’s life. That’s why he aggressively fights for each of his clients.

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