TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER SHE CRASHES CAR INTO POWER POLE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested late Wednesday night,accused of driving into a power pole and fleeing the scene. According to Sheriff’s reports, Kirsten Cooper, 23, crashed her white Dodge car into a power pole in the alley behind the Budget Motel on Deer Trail and Santa Fe Trail, about

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ROLLOVER CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY SENDS TWO TO HOSPITAL

Two people were injured following a roll-over crash in Yucca Valley Thursday. About 3:45 p.m., a pick-up truck, traveling westbound on Highway 62, attempted to turn left onto Shafter Avenue, but the driver turned directly into the path of a blue sedan traveling eastbound on the highway. The force of

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ONE MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN TWO-CAR CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THURSDAY NIGHT

A man was seriously injured and four other people received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Twentynine Palms last night. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said a car with two women, a man, and a boy was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Cedar Drive from eastbound

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LANDERS MAN KILLED IN EARLY SUNDAY MORNING LUCERNE VALLEY CRASH

An early morning crash killed a Landers man in Lucerne Valley yesterday. The County Coroner’s office said Sunday, April 16, at approximately 6:39 a.m., officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to a 911 call of a single overturned vehicle traffic collision, located near Old Woman Springs Road and Lafon

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THREE INJURED IN MORONGO VALLEY CRASH

Three people were injured Saturday morning when a car crashed into a power pole in Morongo Valley. About 9:24 a.m., firefighters were called to westbound Highway 62 and Bella Vista Avenue where they found a red Honda with its front end completely smashed in. The three people inside—Manuel Gumataotao, 52;

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SLEEPING DRIVER CRASHES ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD

A woman was injured early Saturday morning when her car crashed on Old Woman Springs. About 3:25 a.m., deputies were called to a single car crash at Old Woman Springs Road and Farrelo Road, where they found a black Ford Fusion located in the wash on the east side of

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JET CRASHES AT TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE, PILOT EJECTS AND IS UNINJURED

A Marine Corps pilot escaped serious injury when his jet crashed and burned at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms Tuesday. Shortly after 6 p.m., A Marine Corps spokesman said the F/A-18 Hornet had touched down on the base and after he touched down, the pilot ejected.

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FIVE CRASHES AND TWO PILOT DEATHS RESULT IN STAND-DOWN OF MARINE JETS

The Marines have ordered a stand-down of all non-deployed jets following a series of crashes. Captain Sarah Burns, a spokesman for the Marines said, “The pause will last one day within the next seven to allow units to “discuss best practices and to look at ways to continue to improve.”

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MARINE CORPS PILOT DIES IN PLANE CRASH NEAR TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Marine Corps has identified the pilot killed in a plane crash near Twentynine Palms Thursday night. Major Richard “Stranger” Norton, 36, of Arcadia, departed from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in an F/A-18C Hornet to take part in an integrated training exercise on board the Combat Center in Twentynine

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LANDERS WOMAN KILLED IN FATAL ATV CRASH

A Landers woman was killed late Saturday night following a crash of the all-terrain vehicle she was riding. The crash occurred about 9 p.m. Saturday night near Joshua Tree Lane and Booth Road when the driver of the ATV, as yet unidentified, left the road, and Katrina Eberhardt, 29, was

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