Los Angeles, CA

Man struck, killed by big rig on 605 Freeway in Pico Rivera

Two lanes of the southbound 605 Freeway were closed just south of Peck Road in Pico Rivera after a deadly crash Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 5 a.m., a big rig truck struck and killed a subcontractor company driver who was exiting his pickup truck to pick up traffic cones on the shoulder.

Officials identified the victim as 33-year-old Jessie Mendoza Romero of Moreno Valley, Calif.

His body ended up about 100 feet south of his vehicle.

Source: ABC Eyewitness News