59-Year-Old Indio Man Dies when His Pickup Truck Overturns on 10 Freeway in Thousand Palms
THOUSAND PALMS, CA (July 26, 2019) – A man was killed following a rollover crash Friday morning on 10 Freeway in Thousand Palms.
The crash happened around 9:10 a.m. along the westbound lanes of 10 Freeway, between Bob Hope Drive and Date Palm Drive exit.
According to the CHP, a Ford Ranger overturned about 70 feet off the right shoulder of the freeway and landed on its roof.
The driver, who was not wearing his seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Riverside County Coroner’s Bureau identified him as Robert Fry, 59, of Indio.
Witnesses told CHP officers that Fry was driving recklessly prior to the accident. He attempted to correct his path after he began to lose control of the truck, overcorrected, and crashed the vehicle.
Traffic was jammed near the scene, though no lanes were closed.
The crash remains under investigation.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the loved ones and friends of Robert Fry.
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