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28-year-old man killed in Glen Avon crash identified

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
Issue 13, Volume 14.

GLEN AVON - A 28-year-old man killed when his car crashed into a tree in Glen Avon west of Riverside was identified today by the coroner's office.

Chris Smith, of Banning, was driving on Glen Street just west of Pedley Road around 2:19 a.m. when his car smashed into another vehicle and then careened into a tree, the Riverside County Coroner's Office reported.

The fatal crash occurred about a half-mile south of state Route 60, which parallels Mission Boulevard.

The cause of the crash was under investigation, according to Advertisement
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the California Highway Patrol.

GLEN AVON - A man died today in a crash in Glen Avon west of Riverside.

The crash on Glen Street at Mission Boulevard was reported at 2:19 a.m. just west of Pedley Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A coroner's investigator was sent to pick up the body, the deputy coroner said.

A motorist at the scene reported another vehicle crashed into her vehicle, then crashed into a tree, according to the CHP.

The fatal crash occurred about a half-mile south of state Route 60, which parallels Mission Boulevard.



Comment Profile ImageSherry
Comment #1 | Saturday, Apr 3, 2010 at 2:37 pm
Smokey was a good man and will be missed geatly. I do not know the details of his passing but the phone call i recieved early in the morning was a very sad one. Rest in Peace Smokey!!!!
Comment Profile Imagelorraine
Comment #2 | Saturday, Apr 3, 2010 at 11:05 pm
He will be greatly missed by me and my family as he was like a son. He was sweet and kind.
Comment Profile ImageNikkie
Comment #3 | Tuesday, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:31 pm
smokey was a awesome person, he always helped others in need when he could, and i could always count on him to keep a close eye on my dad and bring him home safely.. smokey was not only my ex but a close friend and i will miss him more then he will ever know. I cherish the time we spent the weekend before hand because we were able to talk about alot and i got alot of good advise from him.. i love you very much smokey and i cant believe your gone..
Comment Profile ImageStacy
Comment #4 | Thursday, Apr 8, 2010 at 3:59 pm
Smokey was loved by many. Made lots of friends everywhere including the Brandin Iron. Is their any details on the funeral service? I'd like to attend. Please email me.
Comment Profile Imagespoiledone
Comment #5 | Saturday, Apr 10, 2010 at 11:35 am
thats crazy! i knew him alittle bit! what i did know of him he was pretty funny and cool! may u rest in peace and be with the angels! ~GOD BLESS~
Comment Profile ImageKirk Wafa
Comment #6 | Sunday, Apr 11, 2010 at 11:54 pm
Its been a long time since I last saw you but I'll never forget the club metro days where I'd always find you carrying 2 beers. I can't think of a single bad thing to say about you. The world lost a good dude. Rest in peace man, see you on the other side.
Comment Profile ImageTina
Comment #7 | Monday, Apr 12, 2010 at 12:07 pm
Smokey was a good man. He will be missed by everyone. Rip honey
Comment Profile ImageBilly & Alicia Gladden
Comment #8 | Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 8:55 am
Smokey ur a cool cat, rest in peace we'll miss you.
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Comment Profile ImageBilly & Alicia Gladden
Comment #9 | Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 8:55 am
Smokey ur a cool cat, rest in peace we'll miss you.
Comment Profile Imagejim
Comment #10 | Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 12:53 am
I think maybe I knew this guy... did he have a young son, maybe 6 months old ?
Comment Profile Imagebriana andrade
Comment #11 | Sunday, Jun 13, 2010 at 4:50 pm
im so sorry :/ that was horrible, i remember that night..
Comment Profile ImageSaycia
Comment #12 | Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 12:49 pm
CHRISTOPHER...What can I say it's been almost 3 years and I still can't get over the fact ur gone! U were not only my first real love but u we're my....are my best friend! I could always count on U to lend an ear and tell me the truth even when I didn't want to hear it! I love U cacaface and will always & forever be ur sh*thead! Miss You schmuck! XoXo
Comment Profile ImageStevi Green
Comment #13 | Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 at 11:37 am
He passed right after i seen him last. No one even told me. He will always be missed tho. 😤

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