Estee Sperrysmith, 49, Dies Following Deadly Ortega Highway Crash


LAKE ELSINORE, California – Estee Sperrysmith, 49, of Indio died early Thursday morning after being critically injured Wednesday night in a truck accident where the vehicle rolled some 150 feet down a hill off of Ortega Highway west of Lake Elsinore, according to a Riverside County Sheriff Coroner press release.

Sperrysmith was a passenger in the vehicle and was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the 6:30 p.m. crash located on State Route 74 (Ortega Highway) about two miles west of Grand Avenue, according to the press release. She was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center for treatment of injuries, but Sperrysmith died a short time later.

The male driver of the vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition, according to a CAL/FIRE Riverside Fire Department press release.

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating the incident to determine what happened.


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One thought on “Estee Sperrysmith, 49, Dies Following Deadly Ortega Highway Crash

  1. spencer on said:

    Estee was a special soul. She had a great zest for life. She was a great mom. Loved animals and music. I am sad to see my friends life cut short. Love ya Estee


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