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52-Year-Old Amadeo Tapia Dies in Deadly Crash on East Palm Canyon Drive

RIVERSIDE, CA (September 28, 2021) – 52-year-old Amadeo Tapia lost his life Saturday after a fatal pedestrian accident on East Palm Canyon Drive.

The collision occurred near East Palm Canyon Drive and South Farrell Drive around 10:15 p.m. on September 25.

According to the Palm Springs Police Department, the 52-year-old man was strolling in the neighborhood when he was hit by a vehicle.

Authorities identified the victim as Amadeo Tapia, 52, of Cathedral City.

Paramedics took him to Desert Regional Medical Center, where unfortunately he died at 10:51 p.m.

Meanwhile, the vehicle’s driver remained at the site to cooperate with police.

At this point, it is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the disaster. However, an active investigation is underway.


Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are grieving over the loss of Amadeo Tapia.


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