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The driver of an SUV died after crashing into a tree on Highway 111 in Cathedral City on Friday night, michaelsnyder, the desert sun 81-year-old driver killed in solo crash By Denise Goolsby The Desert Sun CATHEDRAL CITY The driver killed Friday night after hitting a palm tree with an SUV was identified Saturday as an 81-year-old Palm Desert man. George Lagoe died at the scene of the crash that happened about 7:35 p.m. on East Palm Canyon Drive near West Buddy Rogers Avenue, according to the Riverside Coun ty coroner's office. He was not ejected. A woman, described as a senior, was found incoherent in the passenger seat and was taken to Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs, said Cathedral City police. The silver SUV was headed east on Highway 111 when it veered off the road and into the tree for unknown reasons. Police ask anyone with information about the crash to call (760) 770-0300.