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Kristen Duran Deleon and her son died in a car crash on Interstate 10 near Cottonwood Springs Road in Desert Center.
Kristen Duran Deleon and Son Killed in Accident on Interstate 10 near Cottonwood Springs Road

“Investigation Ongoing”

DESERT CENTER, CALIFORNIA (March 13, 2017) – A Monday afternoon car wreck claimed two lives on Interstate 10, according to a local news source. (map)

A 2005 Ford Explorer was heading westbound on Interstate 10 near Cottonwood Springs Road on Monday when the left rear tire blew, sending the Ford off the road where it rolled multiple times. Two people were ejected from the car during the accident.

Kristen Duran Deleon and her nine year old son Anthony were tragically identified as those ejected in the accident, and both were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 39 year old Kris Deleon, sustained major injuries and was hospitalized. Also in the vehicle was five month old Emma, who sustained minor injuries. Both were airlifted after the accident. The collision remains under investigation at this time. The family has set up a GoFundMe to help with funeral costs.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”

Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Desert Center, Chiriaco Summit, Barstow, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.


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