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Driver killed in crash involving San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy

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Driver killed in crash involving San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy


Authorities are investigating after a driver died in a crash involving a deputy in San Bernardino County Saturday.

At around 4 p.m., a deputy from the Apple Valley Police Department responded to a service call while activating emergency lights and sirens.


The deputy was driving westbound on Bear Valley Road. That’s when a driver in a Toyota Corolla, who was turning left into a parking lot, collided with the deputy, officials said.

A male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
A male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
A male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)
Authorities are investigating a male driver died while colliding with a deputy in Apple Valley on June 29, 2024. (Inland News)

The collision killed the Toyota driver on impact and left the deputy with minor injuries.

Video from the scene showed both vehicles were left with severe front-end damage. Bystanders were seen surrounding the crash site which was bordered by shopping plazas on both sides.

The Toyota driver was only identified as a male. His name was not released. The injured deputy was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Bear Valley Road was closed to traffic between Kiowa Road and Snapping Turtle for several hours while authorities worked to clear the debris.

The deadly crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with additional information can contact the Apple Valley Police Department at 760-240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 760-956-5001.

Anonymous tips can be provided to We-Tip at 1-800-782-7463 or online at wetip.com.



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