Jose Gutierrez has been identified by authorities as the deceased in a Desert Hot Springs traffic collision that occurred on December 20 at approximately 3:15 in the afternoon. The car occupied by Mr. Gutierrez and another vehicle were in the same near the intersection of Palm Drive and Camino Idillio. For reasons that have not been stated by authorities, the two vehicles crashed. Mr. Gutierrez was taken to the hospital along with three others, but he perished from his injuries. Authorities have not said whether he was a driver or a passenger. Area police are investigating the incident. Mr. Gutierrez, a Desert Hot Springs resident, was 73.

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

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