CORONA (CNS) – Coroner’s officials today publicly identified a 23-year- old Monterey Park man who was killed in a crash on the 91 freeway near the Corona-Riverside border..
The solo-vehicle crash occurred at about 3:10 a.m. Friday on the westbound side of the freeway just east of the Interstate 15 transition road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Walter Peralta was driving a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta at an unknown speed when he swerved to the right into a dirt embankment and hit a freeway sign, CHP officials said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A GoFundMe page set up to help his family with funeral costs is at www.gofundme.com/f/walter-peralta.
“Walter Roberto Peralta was taken away from us too soon for reasons we don’t understand. If you knew Walter you knew how outgoing he (was) … How deeply he cared for the people he truly loved,” the page says.