Joseph Anthony Derose Killed in Car Crash in Victorville, CA
A car accident claimed the life of an elderly man by the name of Joseph Anthony Derose on Friday morning. The fatal crash took place on D Street in Victorville, California.
The crash happened about 12:58 a.m. and reasons as to what led to the crash are still being investigated by authorities.
When the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department arrived at the scene, 84-year-old Derose was pronounced dead at 1:16 a.m.
Those with information are advised to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
Moreover, in the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.