Kwok Sheung Yin, 34, Hong Kong, was driving a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe west on Highway 78 just east of Gecko Road, September 13, shortly after four in the afternoon. For an unknown reason, the driver lost control of his vehicle. Yin traveled in a southerly direction onto the south dirt shoulder. The vehicle continued over the embankment where if finally overturned onto its roof.
Yin and his female passenger the CHP named, Jane Doe, age unknown, were wearing seat belts, but Yin sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the CHP. Reach Air Ambulance transported the female passenger to Desert Regional Medical Center. The accident is currently under investigation.