Deadly recreational vehicle accident

Off-road quad driver killed near San Jacinto

■ Chronicle News Staff

A San Jacinto man has died after being ejected from a Yamaha quad while riding in a neighborhood south of Soboba Country Club on Saturday, July 21.
The San Jacinto Police Department responded to reports of a traffic collision near the 1000 block of Soboba Road. The accident occurred within the cul-de-sac of Verona Avenue and Messina Drive which is a neighborhood adjacent to the The Country Club at Soboba Springs in San Jacinto.
When first responders arrived, they immediately found the rider, who was later identified as 33-year-old Jose Sanvicente Jr., according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Coroner reports.
Officers said Sanvicente was driving a Yamaha off-road quad traveling north on Verona Avenue. The quad struck a curb at the end of a cul-de-sac and was launched over an embankment. The quad landed in a parking lot, and Sanvicente was ejected. Sanvicente succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The San Jacinto Police Department requests anyone having additional information regarding this incident to call Deputy Rutigliano at the San Jacinto Police Department at (951) 487-7352.

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