HESPERIA, Ca. – Authorities have determined that the death of a 46-year-old Hesperia man was a result of a driver who was under the influence of alcohol, drugs, and who was speeding.
Marcellino Cabrera III, was killed in the crash on October 12, 2019, at around 8:00 p.m., in the area of Main Street and Hesperia Roads in the City of Hesperia. Marcellino Cabrera III was found unresponsive in his 1994 Honda Accord and the other driver, Ramses Ernesto Gonzales, 26, of Rialto, was inside a 2002 BMW 325i which was found to be on top of a downed Palm tree in the In-n-Out parking lot. Gonzalez was assisted out of his vehicle and was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
Authorities said that Gonzalez was driving his BMW westbound on Main Street approaching the intersection with Mariposa Road when it collided into the Honda Accord traveling northbound on Mariposa Road, and through the intersection with Main Street. The driver of the Honda succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
On October 17, 2019 a warrant was issued for the arrest of Ramses Gonzalez for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and Driving Under the Influence Causing Death. On October 17, 2019, Gonzalez was contacted at his home in Rialto and was taken into custody. Gonzalez was booked into West Valley Detention Center and is being held with a bail of $250,000.00.
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