27-year-old man identified as pedestrian killed in Menifee


A 27-year-old man was identified Thursday, Jan. 9, as the pedestrian killed on state Route 74 in Menifee Tuesday, coroner’s officials said.

A vehicle struck Ruperto Baiza of Romoland in the roadway near Menifee Road about 8 p.m., according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Baiza reportedly died at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.