Jorge Pena Killed in Lancaster Crash Avenue J and 40th Street West

 Jorge Pena Killed in Lancaster Crash Avenue J and 40th Street West

Man Killed in Lancaster Car Accident Identified

LANCASTER, Calif. (May 1, 2023) – Jorge Pena, 19, died in a Lancaster car accident early Thursday morning on Avenue J at 40th Street West.

The 3-vehicle collision occurred around 12:30 a.m. on April 27th, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Jorge Pena was driving a Dodge Journey SUV westbound on Avenue J and traveling at a “high rate of speed,” police said. The motorist crashed into the back of a Ford F-450 Spectrum utility truck stopped at a red light in the westbound lanes of Avenue J. Upon impact, the Dodge overturned and hit a car that was also at the intersection, police said.

Fatal Lancaster Accident on Avenue J

The driver of the Dodge suffered major injuries and died at the scene. Meanwhile, the drivers of the utility truck and the car both had minor injuries.

The Lancaster station for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is heading up the investigation into what led to the crash. Witnesses or anyone with information about the collision may call the sheriff’s Lancaster Station at 661-948-8466.

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Source: LASD, MyNewsLA

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