EXCLUSIVE: NEW DETAILS OF GAY PORN ICON BILLY HERRINGTON FATAL CAR CRASH. USA TO THE AMERICAN CONSULATE IN RUSSIA ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF A ICON
The Gay Republic has confirmed and can now report the details surrounding the car accident which resulted in the death of gay porn icon Billy Herrington.
According to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, they received reports of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 111 and Atrium Way just before 8:30 p.m.
Upon arriving on the scene, the local authorities were able to deduce that the crash occurred at 8:24 p.m. on Highway 111, west of Atrium Way, according to sheriff's Sgt. Jose Tijerina. William Herrington, 48, of Palm Springs, was found trapped inside his car, while the other driver had minor injuries, Tijerina said.
Riverside County Sheriff's Department:
'An SUV crashed into the center median, hitting a tree, which hit another passing vehicle. The driver who was yet to be identified of the SUV was taken to the hospital after crews were able to free him from the crashed vehicle'.
During the initial investigation and acting on an anonymous tip, William Herrington went by the name "Billy Herrington" in his career as an adult film actor. Filmmaker Chi Chi La Rue confirmed the news of Herrington's death through his Twitter page a day after the crash.
Herrington was taken to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, where he died just before 1:30 p.m. Friday, according to the coroner's office.
The Gay Republic can also report it's unknown if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash at this time, according to police records.
The Gay Republic was informed that the crash remains under investigation and anyone with information was urged to contact Officer Nicholas Bazanos at (760) 836-1600 or call (760) 341-7867 to report anonymously.
If you wish to pay your respects to Billy Herrington's family. You may contact them on their Facebook page.
The world mourns the loss of a gay porn icon:
True Legend!!— Chi Chi LaRue (@DJChiChiLaRue) March 3, 2018
Thank you, Billy Herrington. We will never forget you. pic.twitter.com/N8HDiYFSZ1— International Wrestling Festival Committee (@Gachimuchi_IWF) March 3, 2018
RIP Billy Herrington pic.twitter.com/uSgFoPybpu— Maxim 秋人 (@Terlion) March 3, 2018
R. I. P. Billy Herrington— 陈心远 (@ChenXinyuan1995) March 3, 2018
first time to cry about the death of a celebrity pic.twitter.com/ZQTXTaIT1y
Saddened to hear of the passing of porn emeritus Billy Herrington, who reportedly died of injuries sustained in a car accident on March 2. I never met him, but I was both a big fan of his films and in awe of how he was able to parlay his stardom into a m… https://t.co/drMNNeJezI pic.twitter.com/0jhRWfdgYf— Jesse Jackman (@JesseJackmanXXX) March 5, 2018
Remembering Billy Herrington, gay adult star of the early 2000s https://t.co/bnLd6lyTdV— GAYVN (@gayvn) March 5, 2018