21+ Fatalities on Mount Diablo State Park from 2000 to 2018 (State Parks Records & Newspaper)

    • November 14, 2011 – Loretta Hale, (Motorist), Solo Vehicle Collision, South Gate Road
    • November 1, 2018, Patrice Courtier (Cyclist), climbing the “Wall” Upper Summit Parking Lot
    • February 9, 2019, Chris De Bar (Pilot), Plane crashed near the Summit
    • June 25, 2020 – Steve Sumner (Cyclist), climbing “Wall” Upper Summit Parking Lot
    • July 5, 2020 – Julie Watson (Motorist), Solo Vehicle Collison, Summit Road
    • Apparently, when Park Visitors are injured on Mount Diablo they are transported to local hospitals, and their deaths are often reported as NOT occurring on Mount Diablo.