20-Year-Old Man Fatally Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident near Mechanic Way

JURUPA VALLEY, CA (February 17, 2023) – Sunday morning, Aaron Ruiz was killed in a rear-end collision on Etiwanda Avenue.

Authorities responded to the scene around 8:00 a.m., at the 5600 block of Etiwanda Avenue near Mechanic Way.

Per reports, the driver of a pickup-truck slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer for reasons unknown. Upon impact, the pickup-truck became engulfed in flames.

Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the driver of the pickup-truck dead at the scene. The coroner’s office later identified the deceased victim as 20-year-old Ruiz, of Anaheim.

Investigators also say the semi-truck was unoccupied at the time. Those with additional information about the fatal incident are encouraged to contact the Jurapa Valley officials as soon as possible.

Once available, further details will be provided.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Aaron Ruiz. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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