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Hemet Man Dead After Truck Struck Tree

Published on November 16, 2013 by Editor

HEMET- A 60-year-old man was killed today when the pickup truck he was driving veered off the road and struck a tree, a house and a carport in Hemet, police said.

Authorities believe the victim — identified as Tim Meyers of Hemet –, may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash, he said.man may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash.

Hemet police Sgt. Randy Young said the man stopped breathing at the scene and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The crash in the 1000 block of West Johnston Avenue, west of Palm Avenue, was reported at 12:54 p.m., according to Young.

The crash happened as police and firefighters responded to a head-on, two-vehicle crash that killed two people on Highway 74 near Warren Road, Young said.

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