CRUZ, Regino Vital
CRUZ, Regino Vital (1929-1961), Santa Cruz Island Company cowboy, was injured by a fall from his horse near the Christy Ranch corrals. At the time of the accident, he was running his horse and was thrown as it jumped a fence. A plane was called to pick up the injured man, but he died in the plane on the way to town. An autopsy disclosed he had died of a broken neck.