COLTON (CBS/AP) — The mayor of Colton has died in a car crash after suffering a heart attack while driving.

David R. Zamora was on his way home Thursday afternoon from the Civic Center when he suffered the attack and crashed into a pole.

No one else was hurt in the single-car crash, and Zamora was transported to Loma Linda Medical Center where he died around 2 p.m.

City Manager Rod Foster says the city will continue in the spirit of Zamora’s leadership.

Zamora won his first term as mayor in December 2010.

Zamora is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sarah. The couple has three daughters and four grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced.

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Comments (6)
  1. Melissa Lozano says:

    you have absolutely no idea who you are talking about! It is obvious that you didn’t know David Zamora. I hope nothing like this happens in your family so your family wont have to read such cruel comments about a much loved family member.

  2. Robby Logan says:

    Colton? Where is that, like near Oregon?

    1. Sandie says:

      Colton, California….. So Cal

  3. Nicolas Cruz says:

    You can have Tony V for your Mayor and are City council for a cup of coffee from circle K !! Los Angeles could run without them!!!

  4. ET says:

    He was not corrupt, he just became MAYOR in DEC. last year. I hope your FATE is next U piece of TRASH! This WORLD would be much better without IDIOTS like you!

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