The Riverside County coroners office Wednesday released the name of a 19-year-old man killed in a solo vehicle crash in Thermal.
Thermal resident Jose Lopez died at the scene of the 5:45 p.m. Tuesday crash in the 68000 block of Polk Street. It was unknown whether Lopez was the driver or one of the passengers. The crash also seriously injured two other people in the vehicle.
County firefighters cut the occupants out of the vehicle, and they were then taken to a hospital for treatment of major injuries, said Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department.
The cause of the crash was under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
–City News Service
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