75-Year-Old Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash near Hercules Street

HESPERIA, CA (September 13, 2022) – Friday evening, a two-vehicle collision claimed the life of George King and injured Jesse Lawrence.

The incident happened on September 9th, at about 9:12 p.m. Officers were dispatched to a crash involving a 2016 Kia Soul and a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer.

According to police, the Chevrolet and the Kia were both traveling northbound. For reasons currently unknown, the Kia struck the rear of the Chevrolet causing a rollover. The impact of the collision left King, the passenger in the Chevrolet, with critical injuries.

Emergency crews arrived at the site of the crash shortly after and pronounced 75-year-old George King of Hesperia dead at the scene. Meanwhile, medics transported the driver of the Kia, 24-year-old Jesse Lawrence of Apple Valley, to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of George King. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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