Geordon Pollette ID’d as Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 79 near Anza Road in Temecula
Temecula, California (January 4, 2020) – Authorities have identified the man who died in a fiery traffic accident that happened early Friday morning in Temecula as Geordon Pollette, 23, of Aguanga.
The fatal crash took place at around 12:25 a.m. Friday, January 3 on Highway 79 near Anza Road
According to the California Highway Patrol, a red Toyota collided with a Mitsubishi Lancer for undetermined reasons on Highway 79. As a result of the crash, the Mitsubishi Lancer burst into flames, trapping its occupants inside the burning vehicle.
Pollette was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. Two other people were transported to a hospital with major injuries.
Highway 79 in both directions was closed as the investigation and cleanup took place.