Branden Smith has been identified by authorities as the deceased in a pedestrian collision following a multi-vehicle accident that took place in Twentynine Palms on January 20. Mr. Smith, 19-year-old local resident, was riding in a Hyundai auto on Gold Park Road at about 6:45 p.m., when the car hit a patch of earth after the car went out of control. Mr. Smith was thrown from the car. First responders took him to the Hi-Desert Medical Center where he died within less than an hour. The condition of the driver has not been stated at this time. The accident remains under investigation.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased during this very difficult time.

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