Police have identified 59-year-old Greg Barron of Lake Elsinore as the fatal victim in a Sunday head-on crash.
Traveling east on Highway 74 shortly before 9 am, Barron’s GMC Yukon was hit head-on by a yellow Chevrolet Camaro that had drifted into the opposite lane. The 21-year-old driver was reportedly trying to pass slower traffic, when he swerved into the path of Barron’s Yukon. The driver of the Camaro was treated for a punctured lung and multiple fractures, and his passenger suffered a lower back fracture.
Barron was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police do not suspect drugs or alcohol played a role in the fatal crash, however will be filing charges against the driver. It’s not been determined what those charges will be.
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