Corona, CA: Pickup Crashes Into Tree, Kills Corona Driver

A Corona man died in Hemet Sunday, when the pickup truck he was driving crashed into a tree, authorities said.

Barrett Gomez, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the 32500 block of Highway 74, according to the Riverside County Coroner’s office.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the pickup truck he was driving went off the road and struck a tree at about 1:05 a.m.

Traffic officers were investigating the reason the pickup went off the road.