Pomona Woman Dies After Crashing into Victorville Fire Department Training Tower

Pomona Woman Dies After Crashing into Victorville Fire Department Training Tower

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – A Pomona woman lost her life after crashing into a San Bernardino County Fire Department training tower on Tuesday night.

At around 8:10 p.m. Victorville Station deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to the training tower next to City of Victorville Fire Station 311. The fire department shares a parking lot with the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds on 7th Street and Desert Knoll Drive in the City of Victorville.

When the arrived the found a mangled black Honda Accord and 47-year-old Pomona resident, Valentina P. Smith suffering from major injuries. Smith was rushed to the hospital, where despite emergency treatment, she died as a result of her injuries. Authorities said that Smith was driving through the parking lot when she collided with the training tower. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.

Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy A. Ramos at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

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