HEMET- A 60-year-old man was killed today when the pickup truck he was driving veered off the road and struck a tree, a house and a carport in Hemet, police said.
Authorities believe the victim — identified as Tim Meyers of Hemet –, may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash, he said.man may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash.
Hemet police Sgt. Randy Young said the man stopped breathing at the scene and was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The crash in the 1000 block of West Johnston Avenue, west of Palm Avenue, was reported at 12:54 p.m., according to Young.
The crash happened as police and firefighters responded to a head-on, two-vehicle crash that killed two people on Highway 74 near Warren Road, Young said.