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Coroner: Man Killed in La Quinta Crash Was Canadian Tourist

A pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle in La Quinta has been identified as a Canadian tourist.

The victim was identified by the Riverside County Coroner's Office as Joseph Corcoran, 73, of West Vancouver in British Columbia.

The collision was reported shortly after 1:20 p.m. at Fred Waring and Palm Royale drives, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Sheriff's Deputy Armando Munoz said the female driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with authorities. He said alcohol, drugs and the motorist's speed weren't factors in the crash.

Munoz said the victim was not in a crosswalk when he was struck.


– City News Service.

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