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From the news: 2010/11 Accidents in the ISDRA

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Fatal Accident Near Glamis PDF Print E-mail
Written by Carroll Buckley
Saturday, 22 January 2011 13:59

A 49-year old man from Germany was fataly injured in an off-road accident near Glamis.

According to the California Highway Patrol , the man was riding a four-wheeler in a southerly direction near Gecko Road south of Highway 78 at about 5:10 p.m. Friday. Edgar Norbert Hecht of Veitshoechheim , Germany was travelling at about 40 miles per hour when he lost control of the Kawasaki KFX400. The four-wheeler overturned several times and as a result Hecht , who was wearing a helmet , sustained fatal blunt force trauma to the head and torso. . Witnesses administered CPR on the victim after the crash but they were unable to revive Hecht. The accident remains under investigation.

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Two fatal weekend accidents in Glamis
Posted: Jan 24, 2011 2:35 PM PST Updated: Feb 07, 2011 8:32 AM PST

Glamis, California -- 2 people have died after separate accidents near the Glamis dunes this weekend.

The first happened just after 5:00 PM on Friday when 49 year old Edgar Hecht of Germany was riding a 4 wheeler in the dunes.

Hecht lost control of the vehicle, which rolled several times.

Even though Hecht was wearing a helmet, he suffered major head injuries and died on the scene.

Then on Saturday, 2 vehicles collided near Heber Road when they crashed into each other, killing 44 year old Martha Arroyo from Holtville who was a passenger in one vehicle.

The cause of that crash is still under investigation.

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Re: From the news: 2010/11 Accidents in the ISDRA

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Two fatal weekend accidents in Glamis
I was at Glamis that weekend and there were no fatalities to my knowledge. I spoke to Rusty Massie, volunteer EMT at Glamis, and he said it had been very quiet. Is not Heber Road at or near Heber Dunes. Is Glamis being used as a generalization for all the dunes?
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