49-Year-Old Woman Killed by Tractor Trailer in Murrieta

MURRIETA – The Coroner’s Office today identified a 49-year-old woman who was killed when she was struck by a tractor-trailer while attempting to a cross an intersection in Murrieta.

Kimberly Renteria was crossing Murrieta Hot Springs Drive, east of Madison Avenue at 9 a.m. Friday when the driver of the tractor-trailer began a turn from northbound Madison, going east on Murrieta Hot Springs and hit her, said Murrieta police Lt. John Flavin.

Renteria, who was in a marked crosswalk, was pronounced dead at the scene. The big rig driver was not arrested, Flavin said, but added that the investigation was ongoing.

3 Responses to "49-Year-Old Woman Killed by Tractor Trailer in Murrieta"

  1. Stacy   February 23, 2014 at 10:40 am

    She was on her way to work, wonderful lady had worked for Home Depot more than 11 years. 🙁

  2. Anon   February 23, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    A very great sadness to those who knew and loved her. Rest in peace Kim.

  3. J   February 23, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    This is an extremely sad story….may god bless all involved and give them the strength to move forward.


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