Lake Elsinore: Teenager Killed in August 4th Skateboarding Accident Indentified


On Friday, August 4, 2017, at about 3:55 PM, officers from the Lake Elsinore Police Department responded to a report of a major injury traffic collision on McVicker Canyon Park Road and Sunswept Drive.

Deputies arrived and located all parties and vehicles involved. A teemager was riding a skateboard on Sunswept Drive and was struck by a vehicle in the intersection of McVicker Canyon Park Road. The teen was transported to a local area hospital with major injuries and died from the injuries at the hospital.

The victim was identified as 15-year-old Joseph Losoya from Lake Elsinor. He died at Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar less than an hour after the crash.

Drugs and/or alcohol do not appear to be a factor at this time. The names of involved parties will not be released at this time.

Anyone having further knowledge or information pertaining to this case is encouraged to contact Officer Nicole Roberge of the Lake Elsinore Police Department Traffic Team at 951-245-3300, or after hours at (951) 776-1099.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside Sheriffs Department

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