Menifee Resident Drowns in Canyon Lake

At 5:04am this morning, Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Goetz Road in Canyon Lake, right where it meets Railroad Canyon Rd, in reference to a traffic collision.

There they found a vehicle that had driven off Goetz Rd and overturned into Canyon Lake. Patrol boats and the Riverside County Sheriff Dive Team located the vehicle and found 39 year old Angela Marie Wright of Menifee deceased inside.

Coroner's report indicated that she drove through a flooded intersection and was swept into a wash. The case is still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Gasparini at the Perris Sheriff Station at (951) 210-1000.


  1. This has been a tragic and sad loss to all who knew Angie. Her love of life, her spirit, and her kindness will never be forgotten. Angie's family was her world. She showed kindness to everyone she met. The world has suffered a great loss!
    Angie, you will be sorely missed and never forgotten! We love you.
    Our deepest sympathy to the family, we love and hold you up in prayer.

  2. Sorry to here about Angie,I never mer her but saw this tragedy on the news,I live in Perris.

    My sympathy goes out to her Family.

  3. I was so sad to hear about Angie's death. I also work at Abbott and would see her everyday. She was was so sweet to everyone. My prayers go out to the family who she loved so much. We love you Angie, and you will be truly missed.

  4. Can we get city to improve or fix Normandy street so it wont flood keep more options to 125 fwy and 15 fwy we spend money for Newport to re open or do we need one more lost of life.i think we all went to ma call with all others and it was hell!