Hemet High student killed in mountain crash

Heroic medevac team arrives too late to save teen ■ Chronicle News / Staff A 15-year-old girl believed to be a student at Hemet High School was killed in a traffic collision near Idyllwild Sunday, Nov. 4, according to the California Highway Patrol. Lilah Grace Whitney, who lived in Mountain Center, died at 5:09 p.m., the Riverside County Coroner confirmed. Whitney is believed to have died while waiting to be airlifted from the mountain. She and an unknown number of other individuals were involved in a crash about 25 minutes earlier on the Banning-Idyllwild Panoramic Highway, or State Route 243, as the vehicle in which she was riding apparently collided with

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