Man killed, two others injured in crash east of Nuevo

NUEVO (CNS) - A man was killed and two other people were injured today in a crash just east of Nuevo that caused the vehicle to split into two pieces. The wreck happened about 1:30 p.m. on the Ramona Expressway, less than a half-mile east of Hansen Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. The agency said there were initial reports that the occupants of the Ford sedan may have committed a robbery in San Jacinto and were fleeing westbound when the crash occurred, but that account was unconfirmed. According to the CHP, the vehicle went out of control at high speed and slammed into a pole or other roadside object, causing the car to break apart. Riverside County Fire Department paramedics reached the location within a few minutes and pronounced one occupant dead at the s
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