Authorities ID man killed in crash on 91

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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.