(L.A.) Preston Bolder, 19, Died at a Construction Site

Case Number: 2022-13204

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 19-year-old Caucasian male that occurred at a construction site.

The coroner’s office has identified the teenager as Preston Bolder of Valencia.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Trauma

RIP PRESTON BOLDER (May 12, 2003 – December 19, 2022)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 3:23 a.m.

Preston Bolder of Valencia, CaliforniaGraduated in 2021 from Valencia High School.

Played baseball.

Height: 5 feet 8 inches

Weight: 150 pounds


Pronounced dead at 3:23 a.m. Monday.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies were called out to an area near the 29000 block of Calle Primavera in Santa Clarita at 2:58 a.m., according to Lt. Doug Mohrhoff of the SCV Sheriff’s Station.

“Apparently there were individuals that had gotten into the construction site and events happened that resulted in the, it appears … accidental death of one of them,” Mohrhoff said Monday evening. “The circumstances are still being investigated. We don’t believe any foul play (occurred) in terms of causing the death.”

An official with the Homicide Bureau of the Sheriff’s Department confirmed that investigators were notified of a “traffic collision” at 4 a.m. at the construction site, but there is no criminal investigation connected to the incident. No further details of the circumstances are available at this time.

There were no other injuries reported at the location, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel who also responded to the scene near the intersection of Avenida Rancho Tesoro and Tesoro Del Valle Drive.