Melissa Damron Arrested after Running Over and Killing Her Son

CORONA, CA (September 8, 2023) – Tuesday morning, Duner Larson was killed after his mother ran him over in her vehicle.

The incident occurred around 7:55 a.m., near Sallie Jeffreys Way, just north of Golden Harvest Drive.

According to the reports, Melissa Damron locked her son out of her vehicle. The boy ran after his mother and tried to get back into the car, but Damron continued driving. Larson was unable to hold on and fell before being run over.

Emergency crews arrived shortly after and transported the boy to Corona Regional Medical Center. Despite life-saving efforts, officials at the hospital pronounced 60-year-old Duner Larson dead, due to the extent of his condition.

On September 7th, police arrested Damron for vehicular manslaughter and child endangerment.


The team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Duner Larson. May you find comfort and strength through the memories of your loved one.


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