Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Collision at Esplanade Avenue and State Street in San Jacinto ID’d

San Jacinto Crash
Deputy Brett Harris Killed in San Jacinto Crash at Esplanade and State

San Jacinto, California (May 14, 2023) – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office deputy who died in a violent car crash in San Jacinto early Friday morning has been identified.

At around 2:15 a.m., the California Highway Patrol and the Riverside Fire Department received reports of a violent car crash at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and State Street.

Deputy Brett Harris, who was assigned to the Hemet Sheriff’s Station, was responding to a duty call when he was involved in a collision with another car at the intersection.

Harris, 26, sustained major injuries including a catastrophic brain injury. Sadly, he died at the scene.

The 56-year-old Hemet woman who was driving the second car was hospitalized with moderate injuries.

A second deputy suffered minor injuries while rendering aid at the scene.

Additional information about the accident was not provided.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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