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Driver killed after hitting a large rock on Highway 18 in Apple Valley – VVNG.com

APPLE VALLEY, California (VVNG.com) – The driver of the truck was killed after hitting a large rock in the city of Apple Valley on Thursday afternoon.

A one-vehicle crash was reported at 5:00 p.m., May 19, 2022, along State Road 18 near Bear Valley Road, an area commonly referred to by locals as the “Dead Point.”

According to the records of the California patrol incident on the highway, the driver was trapped in the vehicle, and the engine compartment began to catch fire.

(Drew Rodriguez. VVNG.com)

Firefighters from the Apple Valley Fire Department arrived on the scene and reported that the fire was extinguished. Firefighters also confirmed that the 2019 Nissan Frontier driver was dead on arrival and that there were no other vehicles.

The coroners will respond to find the deceased, and the identity will be released until the next of kin are notified.

This is an evolving story and additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Driver killed after hitting a large rock on Highway 18 in Apple Valley – VVNG.com

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