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SBSD - Highland Police Department
Friday November 1st, 2019 :: 08:29 a.m. PDT


Deputies investigated a fatal collision on 5th Street involving a vehicle and a semi-truck

DATE/TIME: Thursday, October 31, 2019 / 10:23 p.m.

INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision

LOCATION: 27000 Block of 5th St., Highland

VICTIM: Confidential adult male – name withheld pending family notification

On Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:23 p.m. deputies from the Highland Police Department were dispatched to the 27000 block of 5th Street to a report of a vehicle versus a semi-truck collision. Deputies and Cal Fire personnel arrived on scene and had to extract the driver from the vehicle. Medical personnel conducted life saving measures on scene and the driver was transported to Loma Linda Medical Center by AMR. He was pronounced deceased soon after arrival to the hospital. The identity of the driver is being withheld pending further investigation and next of kin notification.
The driver of the semi-truck remained at the scene.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Deputy M. Kassis from the Highland Police Department at (909) 425-9793 ext 203. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27436) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Deputy M. Kassis

Station: Highland Station / Major Accident Investigation Team

Phone No. (909) 425-9793

Case No. 131904411

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Highland Police Department
26985 Base Line St
Highland, CA 92346

Emergency: 9-1-1

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