TWO-CAR CRASH: Driver Runs Stop Sign Hits Car Marine is Riding in
TWENTYNINE PALMS, California (April 17, 2014) — Lance Cpl. Corey Coumbes, 24, of Craryville, New York was killed early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle rollover crash at Lear Avenue and Two Mile Road, according to a press release by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner.
About 3 a.m., Police and paramedics responded to the rollover car accident where the driver of a Honda Fit allegedly ran through a stop sign and broadsided a 2014 Kia Soul in which Coumbes was riding as a passenger. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, the report said.
The fatal accident is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department.
Coumbes, who joined the Marines in 2009, was stationed at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, according to the Press Enterprise.
“This is a tragedy for all those involved in this car accident,” said James Johnson, a personal injury attorney. “My prayers go out to the family of Mr. Coumbes as they try to piece together what happened and come to terms with his sudden loss.”
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