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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Sunday October 29th, 2023 :: 07:46 p.m. PDT


Twentynine Palms Man Dies After Losing Control of Motorcycle and Crashes

DATE/TIME: October 28, 2023 at approximately 4:20 p.m.

INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collison

LOCATION: Larrea Avenue / Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms

VICTIM(S): Male, 60-year-old resident of Twentynine Palms

SUMMARY: On Saturday, October 28, 2023, at approximately 4:20 p.m., deputies assigned to Twentynine Palms responded to the intersection of Larrea Avenue / Twentynine Palms Highway for a reported motorcycle accident.

San Bernardino County Fire responded to the scene and provided medical care to the injured victim. Emergency Medical Ambulance transported the victim to High Desert Medical, but was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Deputies investigated the scene and determined the victim traveled southbound on Larrea Avenue, lost control of his motorcycle, and ran off the roadway into a ditch. No other vehicles were involved in the collision. This case is currently under investigation.   

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department - Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer: Deputy A. Matinez

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. (760) 366-4175

Case No. 202301597

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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