Brawley Man ID’d as Victim in Fatal Crash on I-8 Near Boulevard


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Authorities say the 24-year-old was ejected from his Infiniti G35 in the rollover wreck near McCain Valley Road.
BOULEVARD, CA— Authorities have released the name of the 24-year-old man killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 8 east of San Diego.

Holden Tyler Mendoza of Brawley, was pronounced deceased at 10:50 p.m. at the scene of the wreck, located east of McCain Valley Road in Boulevard, according to a report from the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Mendoza was reportedly driving a 2003 Infiniti G35, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Mary Bailey in dispatch logs, and was speeding as he traveled westbound on I-8 approaching McCain Valley Road, according to the report.

“He approached a curve and lost control of the vehicle,” the report states. “The vehicle left the roadway, rolled and came to rest down a steep embankment.”
Mendoza was reportedly ejected from the vehicle.

CHP officers responded to the crash site and confirmed his death, according to the report.

A CHP investigation of the fatal wreck is ongoing.