Pileup near Hemet kills one, injures three

HEMET – One person was killed and three others injured Tuesday in a three-vehicle crash just west of Hemet.

The collision was reported about 2 p.m. at the intersection of state Route 74 and Leon Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Details regarding on what triggered the crash were not immediately available.

Paramedics pronounced a motorist dead at the scene and treated one person for moderate injuries and two others for minor injuries, a fire department spokeswoman said.

The victims were transported to an area trauma center for further treatment.

The California Highway Patrol was investigating the crash.

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