2 Killed in South El Monte Truck Accident on 60 Freeway Sunday
SOUTH EL MONTE (September 2, 2018) – Kevin Lu, 21, of Walnut and Rufino Mireles Ramirez, 44, of Fresno. were killed after a traffic collision involving a big rig on the 60 Freeway Sunday morning, according to KTLA and San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
The accident was reported just before 4:30 a.m. on the 60 freeway at Peck Road.
A semi-truck carrying cantaloupes reportedly rear ended a BMW that was stopped in the eastbound lanes of the 60 Freeway. The two men were driving the two vehicles involved in the collision.
During the collision, the truck driver reportedly lost control of the big rig truck and it went off the freeway overpass and fell down onto Peck Road.
Los Angeles County Crash Investigation
The investigation into this tragic crash is underway.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the men who died.
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