PERRIS: Latonya Chaverst, 36, Killed in Car Crash on Highway 74
PERRIS, California (October 9, 2015) — Latonya Chaverst, 36, of Bermuda Dunes was killed and two others injured in a head-on car accident with another motorist Thursday night on the State Route Highway 74, just east of Betty Road in the Good Hope area of Perris, a report by the Riverside County Sheriff Coroner said.
The fatal accident took place about 6:30 p.m. and Ms. Chaverst died of her injuries at the scene about 6:53 p.m., the report said. A woman in a 1996 Toyota Corolla allegedly veered over the double yellow lines and into the path of Latonya Chaverst’s 2010 Honda Insight, according to the Press Enterprise.
Two others suffered major injuries in the crash including a 16-year-old passenger riding in the Toyota and its 21-year-old driver who allegedly caused the crash.
The CHP’s Temecula station is heading up an investigation into the crash.
“This is a tragedy for this woman’s family as they cope with her sudden loss,” said Attorney James Johnson.
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