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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.


 

13 comments

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. Clsic65stangchik@hotmail.com
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 ? hemidodge68@aol.com
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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