Fatality near Brawley

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chpBRAWLEY – On February 3rd, around 5:41 p.m., Gabriel Moreno Robles was driving a 1992 Honda Hatchback northbound on  Highway 111, south of Wildcat Rd., in the lefthand lane.

 

  Robles allowed the Honda to run off the road in a northwesterly direction, just prior to the Rockwood Canal.  Due to the Honda’s high rate of speed, the Honda cleared the Rockwood Canal and collided with the north dirt berm which borders the canal’s north concrete wall.  The Honda came to rest in an upright position with its front bumper facing the ground. 

Robles was taken to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries, according to the CHP report, blunt force trauma. Robles was 23 and from Calipatria, CA.

This collision is still under investigation.