Non Homicide Cases

Case Number 2018-00960
Name JONES, Mikaela
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 04/17/1996
Gender Female
Place of Death Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, California, 92037, San Diego, USA
Place of injury La Jolla Village Square, 8600 Block of Via La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, California, 92037, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/17/2018 1830
Date and time of Injury 04/17/2018 1705
Summary The decedent was a 22 year-old female who resided in the city of San Diego. On 04/17/2018, the decedent was in the parking lot at La Jolla Village Square when a large armored truck struck the decedent as she was crossing the roadway. Witnesses placed a 9-1-1 call and upon arrival of paramedics, she was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Emergency Department. Despite lifesaving efforts, she could not be resuscitated and her death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00959
Name JENNINGS, Brian
City of Residence El Cajon
State of Residence California
DOB 01/11/1960
Gender Male
Place of Death Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost St, San Diego, California, 92123, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, Old Highway 80 E. of Soldin Lane, El Cajon, California, 92021, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/17/2018 1617
Date and time of Injury 04/17/2018 1514
Summary The decedent was a 58 year-old male who resided in Alpine. On 04/17/18, the decedent was a helmeted bicyclist traveling in the bicycle lane on Old Highway 80 east of Soldin Lane in El Cajon. The driver of a mini van traveling east on Old Highway 80 fell asleep at the wheel, traveled into the bicycle lane and struck the decedent. 9-1-1 was called and responding paramedics found the decedent with bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in progress. He was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital Emergency/Trauma Department where despite aggressive resuscitative efforts death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - El Cajon
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00952
Name LAPISCH, Martin Remigius
City of Residence Chula Vista
State of Residence California
DOB 01/05/1974
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, culvert, N 32 41 16 W 117 00 42 , Bonita, California, 91902, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway , N/B SR 125, SE of SR 54, Bonita, California, 91902, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/17/2018 0452
Date and time of Injury 04/17/2018 Unk
Summary The decedent was a 44 year old male who resided in Chula Vista. On the morning of 04/17/2018, the decedent was travelling northbound on SR 125 when he struck a deer running across the toll road. The decedent came to a stop and got out of his vehicle. The decedent then apparently jumped over the side of the retaining wall and fell approximately 50 feet into a cement culvert. 9-1-1 was called by passersby who noted the abandoned vehicle and deer on the road. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, officers located the decedent in the culvert. Chula Vista Fire Department arrived and confirmed death without medical intervention due to obvious fatal trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force trauma
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - San Diego
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00897
Name PRATT, Antony Dean
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 01/11/1968
Gender Male
Place of Death Home, yard (other's), 3122 Dye Road, Ramona, California, 92065, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Yard (other's), 3122 Dye Road, Ramona, California, 92065, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/11/2018 1522
Date and time of Injury 04/11/2018 1522
Summary The decedent was a 50 year old male of unknown residency. On the afternoon of 04/11/2018, the decedent was the driver and sole occupant of a pickup truck traveling eastbound on Dye Road in Ramona. The decedent apparently lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway on a curve and struck a large boulder. The vehicle overturned and landed in the yard of a residence. 911 was called and responding paramedics removed the decedent from the vehicle and confirmed death.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - El Cajon
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00883
Name GALINDO, Aluc-Tec
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 12/10/1977
Gender Male
Place of Death Roadway, 12800 Block of Community Rd, Poway, California, 92064, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 12800 Block of Community Rd, Poway, California, 92064, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/09/2018 1634
Date and time of Injury 04/09/2018 1634
Summary The decedent was a 40 year-old male who on the afternoon 04/09/2018 was the sole occupant of a Kia Optima that was traveling northbound on the 12800 block of Community Road in the city of Poway. He lost control and struck another vehicle that was also traveling northbound. He then crossed the center median where he struck a large truck traveling southbound and then came to rest after he was broadsided by a Chevy Silverado pickup truck. Witnesses placed a 9-1-1 call and upon arrival of paramedics the decedent's death was pronounced due to severe head trauma. Medical Examiner’s jurisdiction invoked according to the California Government Code 27491: Deaths due to known or suspected as resulting in whole or in part from or related to accident or injury, either old or recent.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Sheriff
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00870
Name RIDDLE, Kenneth L.
City of Residence El Cajon
State of Residence California
DOB 09/20/1971
Gender Male
Place of Death E/B ISR 8, E. of El Cajon Blvd , El Cajon, California, 92020, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway , E/B ISR 8, E. of El Cajon Blvd , El Cajon, California, 92020, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/08/2018 0120
Date and time of Injury 04/08/2018 0120
Summary The decedent was a 46 year old male who resided in the city of El Cajon. In the early morning hours of 04/08/18, he was traveling eastbound on Intestate 8 through El Cajon. As he and other vehicles approached the El Cajon Blvd. off-ramp, he witnessed an out of control vehicle striking the center divide. The vehicle then rolled over once and came to rest in the travel lanes. The decedent stopped his vehicle and and went to check on the driver. While approaching, the driver of the vehicle exited, and the two were standing next to the vehicle. At the same time, another vehicle was approaching them, however did not see them in time and struck the two men. First responders who had already been en route arrived and found the decedent with obvious signs of trauma and his death was confirmed without medical interventions.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00869
Name TAYLOR, Lamont Tarell
City of Residence El Cajon
State of Residence California
DOB 04/09/1982
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway , E/B ISR 8, E. of El Cajon Blvd , El Cajon, California, 92020, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway , E/B ISR 8, E. of El Cajon Blvd , El Cajon, California, 92020, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/08/2018 0120
Date and time of Injury 04/08/2018 0120
Summary The decedent is a 35 year old male who resided in El Cajon. In the early morning hours of 04/08/18 he was the driver and sole occupant of a sedan traveling eastbound on ISR 8 through El Cajon. As he approached the El Cajon Blvd off-ramp, he lost control of the vehicle causing it to roll over and become disabled on its wheels in the number two lane. Following the single vehicle incident, he exited his vehicle and began talking with a good Samaritan that had stopped to assist. At the same time, another eastbound vehicle traveling at freeway speeds in the number one lane collided with the two men forcing them forward and into travel lanes. Witnesses called 9-1-1 and when first responders arrived both men were pronounced dead due to obvious signs of trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00862
Name SOTO, Ramon
City of Residence Escondido
State of Residence California
DOB 10/10/1960
Gender Male
Place of Death Street, 3000 block of E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, California, 92027, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 3000 block of E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, California, 92027, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 04/06/2018 2329
Date and time of Injury 04/06/2018 2329
Summary The decedent was a 57-year-old, Hispanic male who resided in Valley Center. On evening of 04/06/18, the decedent was driving northbound on E. Valley Parkway through the city of Escondido in his Toyota Tacoma Truck. He entered the southbound lanes while still traveling northbound and collided head-on with a southbound vehicle. 9-1-1 was called and when first responders arrived, his death was confirmed without medical interventions.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00790
Name BUI, Judy Suong Tuyet
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 09/09/1991
Gender Female
Place of Death Street, 7200 block of Calle Cristobal, San Diego, California, 92126, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 7200 block of Calle Cristobal, San Diego, California, 92126, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 03/30/2018 0709
Date and time of Injury 03/30/2018 0709
Summary The decedent was a 26-year-old female who resided in San Diego. On the morning of 03/30/18, the decedent, who was driving her Acura, pulled out of her complex to make a left at the intersection onto Calle Cristobal when she was struck on the driver side by the driver of a Honda Accord traveling westbound. 911 was called and police responded to the location, along with the fire personnel. Upon arrival, paramedics confirmed the decedent's death and her 4-year-old child that was the back seat was transported to Rady Children's Hospital in critical condition.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00756
Name LIRA, Ana Maria
City of Residence Escondido
State of Residence California
DOB 06/20/1998
Gender Female
Place of Death Intersection, El Norte Parkway and Ash Street, Escondido, California, 92027, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Intersection, El Norte Parkway and Ash Street, Escondido, California, 92027, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 03/25/2018 2328
Date and time of Injury 03/25/2018 2328
Summary The decedent was a 19 year old female. As per the preliminary Escondido Police investigation, on the evening of 03/25/2018, the decedent was the restrained backseat passenger of a vehicle travelling westbound on El Norte Parkway in Escondido. The vehicle was struck by a second vehicle travelling northbound on Ash Street when he was seen to run a red light. The decedent was wedged in the backseat between the driver and passenger side. 9-1-1 was called and Escondido Police Department and Escondido Fire Department were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, death was confirmed without medical intervention due to obvious fatal injuries. Escondido Fire Department left the scene and were called back at approximately 0500 hours to extricate the decedent from the backseat.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency Escondido Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00755
Name CONTRERAS, Brando Noe
City of Residence Oceanside
State of Residence California
DOB 08/31/1998
Gender Male
Place of Death Intersection, El Norte Parkway and Ash Street, Escondido, California, 92027, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street (Intersection), El Norte Parkway and Ash Street, Escondido, California, 92026, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 03/25/2018 2328
Date and time of Injury 03/25/2018 2328
Summary The decedent was a 19 year old, single male. As per the preliminary Escondido Police investigation, On the evening of 03/25/2018, the decedent was the unrestrained driver of a vehicle travelling westbound on El Norte Parkway in Escondido. The vehicle was struck by a second vehicle travelling northbound on Ash Street when he was seen to run a red light. The decedent was then ejected from the vehicle and came to rest approximately 20 feet from the vehicle in the driveway of a nearby residence. 9-1-1 was called and Escondido Police Department and Escondido Fire Department were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, death was confirmed without medical intervention due to obvious fatal injuries.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency Escondido Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00751
Name MARTINEZ, Franky
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 06/05/1986
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, embankment, N 32 40 0 W 116 15 20, Boulevard, California, 91905, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Roadway, N 32 40 0 W 116 15 20, Boulevard, California, 91905, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 03/25/2018 0645
Date and time of Injury 3/--/2018 Unknown
Summary The decedent was a married 31-year-old male. According to preliminary information from California Highway Patrol, the decedent was the unrestrained driver and sole occupant of a vehicle traveling eastbound on Interstate 8. It appeared that the decedent made an abrupt maneuver, lost control of the vehicle, and drove into the center median embankment of the roadway. On the morning of 3/25/2018, the decedent's family called 9-1-1 to report that the decedent had not returned home. Later that morning, a passerby travelling eastbound on the Interstate 8 observed something in an embankment and turned around to take a closer look. He pulled over and observed a wrecked car in the embankment. He flagged down a Border Patrol agent who went to the scene and noticed the decedent's body and called 9-1-1. California Highway Patrol personnel arrived on scene and confirmed the death without medical intervention due to obvious fatal trauma. The collision was unwitnessed.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force neck injury
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00434
Name LONG, Charlene Adele
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 08/31/1975
Gender Female
Place of Death Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost St, San Diego, California, 92123, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 1000 block S. Sunshine Avenue, El Cajon, California, 92020, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 02/15/2018 0527
Date and time of Injury 2/--/2018 Unk
Summary The decedent was 42-year old female who was living a transient lifestyle. Per preliminary law enforcement investigation, on the morning of 2/15/2018, a passerby found the decedent unresponsive on the street with multiple injuries after apparently being struck by a motor vehicle. El Cajon Police Department officers and paramedics responded to the scene. She was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where physicians continued aggressive resuscitation to no avail and death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions No
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency El Cajon Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2018-00402
Name JOHNSON, Tara Norine
City of Residence Vista
State of Residence California
DOB 09/14/1969
Gender Female
Place of Death Highway, W/B SR 78 W. of Emerald Drive OC, Vista, California, 92083, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, W/B SR 78 W. of Emerald Drive OC, Vista, California, 92083, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 02/10/2018 2035
Date and time of Injury 02/10/2018 2030
Summary The decedent was a 48 year old female who resided in the city of Vista. On the evening of 02/10/18, she was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on State Route 78 near the Emerald Drive bridge. 9-1-1 was called and first responders were sent to the location. When assessed, she had no signs of life and her death was confirmed without medical interventions.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency
Next of kin notified Yes