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SUV Crash Takes Life of Woman, 3 Children Also Injured

By Rich Tarpening, Assignment Manager, Rich.Tarpening@kesq.com
Published On: Nov 07 2012 12:04:37 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 06 2012 03:54:41 PM CST
Deadly accident

Greg Lee

Emergency crews close down Thousand Palms Canyon Rd for a fatal crash

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. -

CHP is reporting that a person has died due to a rollover crash on Thousand Palms Canyon Road and Ramon Road near Thousand Palms. 

CHP says a woman was killed and three children were injured in the rollover crash that happened around 9:20 A.M. Tuesday near Thousand Palms. A GMC Yukon driven by the woman flipped onto its roof, according to the Riverside County Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol. 

The three children in the vehicle suffered minor injuries and were transported to a  hospital, county fire department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said. 

Thousand Palms Canyon Road was closed between Dillon and Ramon roads for about 4 hours while CHP investigated the crash.