JURUPA VALLEY (CNS) - Authorities today identified a man who was fatally injured by a vehicle in Jurupa Valley while he was working as part of a landscaping crew.
Antonio Vazquez, 19, of La Habra died at the scene of the crash, which occurred shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday at Limonite Avenue and Camino Real, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
"Witnesses stated he was loading equipment on the bed of a parked work truck prior to being struck,'' Sheriff's Sgt. Luke Torres said in a statement. "The driver of the other vehicle is believed to have invaded the coned off lane of eastbound Limonite, striking the victim and the parked work truck."
The driver, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital where he was treated for minor injuries, Torres said.