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Miguel Duarte Killed in El Centro Head-On Car Crash

EL CENTRO (November 16, 2013) – Miguel Duarte was involved in a fatal head-on car crash on Saturday evening in El Centro.  The collision happened on the southbound side of State Highway 111, south of McCabe Road at around 8:20 p.m.  Duarte’s sedan was struck head-on by a car which was driving on the wrong side of the highway.  Miguel Duarte was rushed by ambulance to Desert Regional Medical Center where he died of his injuries in the early hours of the Sunday morning.

State Highway 111 at McCabe Road intersection

State Highway 111 at McCabe Road intersection

Duarte, an El Centro resident, was 45 years old.

California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of this fatal collision.  It is not clear if drugs or alcohol played a role in this crash.  Witnesses should contact (760) 352-742.

The family of Miguel Duarte can file a wrongful death claim against the driver of the vehicle which hit him and his insurance.

If you have any questions or are interested in a police report, contact Personal Injury Lawyer Edmond El Dabe at 888-333-8882 or visit El Dabe Law Firm at

One comment

  1. He was my dad…he was the best dad in the world! My brother and I have been left broken and miss him so much!!

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