Teen dead after hit-and-run in Yucca Valley

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is asking for public assistance after a teenage male was killed in a hit-and-run crash on SR-62 (Twentynine Palms Highway) in Yucca Valley.

Deputies were patrolling the highway Friday evening just east of Avalon Avenue when they discovered the teen unresponsive near the center median.

Medical aid was rendered immediately by the deputies on scene and the boy was transported to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No details have been released about the victim, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Morongo Basin Station at 760-366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME.

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