FATAL CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FRIDAY MORNING

A woman was killed and a man critically injured in a head-on crash in Twentynine Palms early this morning. According to CHP Officer Randy O’Brien, Samantha Reyes, 19, was driving a gray 2006 Toyota Tundra pickup truck southbound on Lear Avenue at a speed greater than 55 miles per hour,

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FATAL CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING

A man was killed early Saturday morning in a fatal crash in Twentynine Palms. According to the California Highway Patrol, Shawn Lance, 35, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, was driving his 1995 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck westbound on Indian Trail about 12:20 a.m. The CHP estimates his speed was 90 to 100

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FOUR MEN INJURED IN CRASH ON AMBOY ROAD THURSDAY NIGHT

Three men were ejected, and a fourth suffered minor injuries, in a single-vehicle crash on Amboy Road Thursday night that also caused sporadic power outages. According to County Fire Captain Dan Nelson, rescue personnel were called at 10:52 p.m. to the crash site, just south of the town of Amboy,

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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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CHP INVESTIGATING ROLL-OVER CRASH IN PIONEERTOWN

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a roll-over crash in Pioneertown Thursday afternoon. County firefighters from Yucca Mesa who were called to the crash about 5:10 p.m. near Pipes Canyon Road and Rim Rock Road found a white Nissan truck on its passenger side in a home’s front yard, but

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CAR CRASHES INTO YUCCA VALLEY RESTAURANT

A man was hospitalized Thursday night following a crash into a Yucca Valley restaurant. According to Deputy Troy Kaukani, just before 10 p.m., Dioga Almeida was driving an Audi A4 eastbound on Highway 62 when for unknown reasons, Almeida’s Audi crossed the median and westbound lanes just east of

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ROLL OVER CAR CRASH NEAR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FRIDAY MORNING

UPDATE 5 P.M. FRIDAY:

A Twentynine Palms woman was seriously injured Friday morning when her SUV rolled over in Joshua Tree. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Randy O’Brien, Adrianna Warren, 25, was driving westbound on Highway 62 at 11 a.m. when for unknown reasons, the tire tread separated on

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MOTORCYCLE RIDER INJURED IN CRASH ON MORONGO GRADE

A motorcycle rider escaped serious injury Wednesday evening following a crash near the Desert Hot Springs fire in the Morongo Grade. According to the California Highway Patrol, 26-year-old Julian Wilson was riding his motorcycle eastbound, just west of the county line in the Morongo Pass, when he says he was

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NEVADA WOMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN BIKE VERSUS VEHICLE CRASH

A Nevada woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car while riding a bicycle early Saturday morning. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Randy O’Brien, Jacqueline Carrizosa, 26, was riding her bike westbound on Highway 62 in the number 2 lane of the highway, just east of

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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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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN INJURED IN HIGH-SPEED DIRT BIKE PURSUIT FRIDAY NIGHT

A 25-year-old man was seriously injured following a high-speed pursuit on a dirt bike in Twentynine Palms Friday night. According to the Sheriff’s department, Deputy Ryan Arthurton saw the bike rider, later identified as Bruce Edginton, illegally riding an off-road motorcycle westbound on Two Mile Road at Mariposa Avenue about

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ANOTHER MOTORCYCLE CRASH ON THE MORONGO GRADE

Morongo Valley firefighters responded to their third motorcycle crash yesterday on the Morongo Grade in about two and a half weeks. About 9:43 a.m. Monday, a man in his 20s was riding a Kawasaki Ninja west on Highway 62 when he lost control near the bottom of the grade and

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TWO MOTORCYCLISTS INJURED IN CRASH ON MORONGO GRADE

One motorcyclist died, and another was injured, in a crash on the Morongo Grade Thursday night. At about 6:39 p.m., Blake Creel, 20, of Twentynine Palms was riding a 2004 Yamaha R6 westbound on State Route 62 in the right lane, east of North Indian Canyon. Jared Patrick, 20, also

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MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN MOTORCYCLE VERSUS VEHICLE CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

A man was critically injured when he was thrown from his motorcycle Monday afternoon following a collision in Yucca Valley. According to Sheriff’s reports, the man, identified only as being in his 50s, was riding his cruising-type motorcycle eastbound on Buena Vista about noon when the motorcycle and a small,

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ONE MINOR INJURY IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH FRIDAY MORNING

A spectacular crash in Joshua Tree Friday morning sent one man to the hospital with minor injuries. About 6:45 a.m., a white Ford Fiesta, driven westbound in the number 2 lane about 55 to 60 miles per hour by Joshua Baxter, 21, of Joshua Tree, did not slow down for

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DRIVERS ESCAPE SERIOUS INJURIES IN TWO ROLLOVER CRASHES IN THE RAIN YESTERDAY

One man was slightly injured when his truck rolled over in the rain storm in Twentynine Palms Monday afternoon. According to the Twentynine Palms Fire Department, a Chevy pick-up truck was traveling eastbound on Highway 62 when the driver lost control in the rain near Hendys Road about 3 p.m.

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CRASH CLOSES BACK GATE TO THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

A woman received minor injuries in a spectacular two-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Twentynine Palms. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Joan Griffin, Corbie Johnson, 30, of Twentynine Palms, and her 4-year-old son, were in a 2010 Hyundai Genesis traveling northbound on Morongo Road. At about 7:18 a.m., Johnson attempted

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MINOR INJURY ROLL-OVER CRASH CLOSES BACK GATE TO COMBAT CENTER

A woman received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Twentynine Palms. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Joan Griffin, Corbie Johnson, 30, of Twentynine Palms, and her 4-year-old son, were in a 2010 Hyundai Genesis traveling northbound on Morongo Road. At about 7:18 a.m., Johnson attempted to

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JOSHUA TREE MAN KILLED IN YUCCA VALLEY ROLL-OVER CRASH LAST NIGHT

A Joshua Tree man was killed in a roll-over crash in Yucca Valley Thursday night. According to the County Coroner’s office, at 7:27 p.m., a single-vehicle, rollover traffic accident was reported near the intersection of Yucca Trail and La Contenta Rd. in Yucca Valley. Eric Lee, 24, was driving a

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