According to KTLA, an off-duty San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy was in a car accident and assaulted by the other driver, causing the off-duty deputy to die of his injuries in San Bernardino on Sunday, December 31, 2017.
The car accident happened New Year’s Eve morning, at the intersection of Kendall Drive and University Parkway, when San Bernardino County sheriff’s Deputy, identified as Lawrence Falce, was assaulted by the other driver involved in the car accident. For an unknown reason, the suspect severely injured Falce causing his death two days later.
The suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody. Falce, 70, was a 36-year-old veteran of the department. Prior to joining the Sheriff’s Department, Falce had served in the U.S. Army. The car accident and the incident remain under investigation. Anyone that witnessed the car accident or the altercation is asked to contact Detective J. Casto at 909-384-5747 or Sgt. Mahan at 909-388-4955.
Our team at West Coast Trial Lawyers sends our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Falce. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident or has been the victim of a wrongful death act, our team at West Coast Trial Lawyers strongly advises that you contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
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