Motorist Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash in Meadowbrook

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MEADOWBROOK - A Meadowbrook wreck that killed a 26-year-old man was caused by a motorist who pulled into traffic after leaving a roadside market, authorities said today. Nieto Ruiz of Fallbrook died shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 74, near Ethanac Road, just east of Lake Elsinore. According to the California Highway Patrol, Ruiz was driving a 2017 Honda Civic westbound on Highway 74, approaching the Guadalupana Produce Market, at 55 mph seconds before the impact. Officer Mike Lassig said 28-year-old Shaunice Denton of Moreno Valley exited the market parking lot in her 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris van, apparently without noticing a Toyota Camry headed toward her as she attempted to enter the eastbound lane. ``The driver of the Toyota attempted to make an evasive maneuver toward
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