Person killed in La Cresta crash ID’d as Wildomar man

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MURRIETA (CNS) – A motorist killed in a rollover crash just west of Murrieta was identified Wednesday as a 47-year-old Wildomar man.

Fernando Zuniga Silva died about 7:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 38900 block of Clinton Keith Road, near Calle Del Oso Oro, in the unincorporated community of La Cresta.

According to the Riverside County Fire Department, Silva was the sole occupant of the vehicle, which overturned and rolled down an embankment. The circumstances behind the crash were unclear.

Firefighters from a station less than two miles away reached him within a few minutes and found him gravely injured and trapped inside the wreckage.

He was extricated within 30 minutes and pronounced dead at the scene.

The California Highway Patrol was investigating.