Man Struck and Killed by Tractor in Morongo Valley — file photo

MORONGO VALLEY, California (Feb. 5, 2014) – William Wesley Wire, 61, of Morongo Valley died Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by the driver of a tractor in the 8500 block of Rose Eden Drive, according to a press release by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner.

About 3:28 p.m., CHP officers and paramedics responded to the collision, however, Wire died within minutes of the accident.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff Department is investigating the crash to determine liability for this man’s death. The report did not indicate whether this was a pedestrian accident or if Wire was in a vehicle.

“There is an accident report pending for this fatal accident and it will contain an analysis of the collision factors based on evidence collected by police. This report will establish fault,” said Attorney West Thomas. “The report is typically available within 30 days and it’s very helpful to those involved.”

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