Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Collision near McKinley Avenue

HIGHLANDS, CA (July 11, 2022) – Authorities arrested Kyle Michael Cornwell VI after a hit-and-run on Baseline Street, Saturday evening.

On the evening of July 2nd, a man driving a white Dodge Ram struck a pedestrian along Baseline Street. Dispatchers responded to the scene around 10:00 p.m.

Upon impact, the involved driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim. Due to the extent of his condition, EMS later pronounced the 56-year-old male pedestrian dead at the scene.

San Bernardino Sheriffs gathered evidence, including multiple witness statements, that helped identify the involved vehicle. The information eventually led to sheriffs locating and arresting 24-year-old Cornwell at his home.

Kyle Michael Cornwell VI has since been booked on suspicion of hit-and-run and causing a fatality. Currently, officials have not released the identity of the deceased, pending notification of next of kin.

Additionally, San Diego Police encourage anyone with information about the Baseline Street hit-and-run to contact local authorities as soon as possible. Once available, further details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James send their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They can help you through the legal process, so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their offices today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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