Joseph Mendivil has been identified as the deceased in an automotive collision that occurred in San Bernardino sometime on June 1. Mr. Mendivil, a 37-year-old local resident, was driving a Honda Accord near the intersection of Lynwood Drive and Mountain Avenue. Police say that the man drove through a stop sign prior to about 2:15 a.m., only to be struck broadside by a Chevrolet Tahoe. The driver of the SUV was 42-year-old Toniyo Atkinson, also a San Bernardino resident. Police charged the man with driving under the influence. Nevertheless, the reasons for the crash remain under investigation by the San Bernardino Police Department.

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

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