Hit-and-Run on Fifth Street near C Street Left 15-Year-Old on Bicycle Dead

VICTORVILLE, CA (December 15, 2021) – Police arrested Hector Castro Loaeza after a hit-and-run that killed a teenager Monday afternoon.

The fatal incident occurred around 2:01 p.m. on Fifth Street near C Street in old town.

Eventually, the responding deputies determined that a southbound vehicle on Fifth Street struck the 15-year-old traveling west on C Street.

Afterwards, paramedics arrived at the scene. They immediately transported the victim to a local hospital. Eventually, the victim succumbed to his injuries around 3:19 p.m.

Later on, authorities identified and arrested the 29-year-old Hector Castro Loaeza for suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run.

In the end, officials booked Castro Loaeza in High Desert Detention Center while Fifth and C Street remained closed for several hours.

The incident is still being investigated at this time.


Warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the deceased victim.


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