MORENO VALLEY, California (January 25, 2016) — Tito Antonio Orosco, 37, of Riverside was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash into a drainage ditch behind 24520 Michele Road, according to the Riverside County Sheriff Coroner.
The fatal crash was reported about 1:59 a.m. to the Moreno Valley Police Department. Police rushed to the scene of the crash at Indian Street and Superior Avenue, but the vehicle had gone off road and down into the drainage ditch.
Orozco was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene about 2:12 a.m. A second occupant was still inside the vehicle with undisclosed non-life threatening injuries. The Riverside County Fire Department was at the scene to help the injured. Paramedics transported that person to a local hospital fort treatment.
Police say the car had been traveling southbound on Indian Street when its driver went off the roadway into the dry river bed. The Moreno Valley Police Department Traffic Reconstruction Team are investigating whether alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.
Witnesses or anyone with information about this crash are asked to contact Officer Loucks of the Moreno Valley Police Department’s Traffic Division at (951) 486-6900.
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