Authorities today released the name of the 54-year-old San Jacinto man killed in a head-on highway collision near Pauma Casino over the weekend.
Manuel Sandoval Ramirez was headed east on state Route 76 when his pickup truck apparently veered into oncoming traffic about a half-mile west of Adams Drive shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday and struck a van, according to the California Highway Patrol and county Medical Examiner's Office. He died at the scene.
Two other people involved in the crash were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries of undisclosed severity, according to the CHP.
—City News Service