Victim in Fatal Menifee Crash Named

MENIFEE – The Riverside coroner’s office identified the man who died in a fatal collision with a sport utility vehicle in Menifee.

Dionisio Lucero-Gonzalez, 27, of Moreno Valley, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision Friday night at Bundy Canyon Road, west of Wright Road, the Riverside County Coroner’s Office reported.

Lucero-Gonzalez crossed into oncoming traffic in his sedan and plowed into a SUV, according to the coroner. The fatal crash was reported at 10:23 p.m. and involved two other vehicles.

It was not immediately known how the crash happened.

A woman from a second vehicle was taken to a hospital for minor injuries, but no one from the third vehicle was hurt, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

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