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Pedestrian Miguel Durazo Jr. Fatally Struck on 101 Freeway in Downtown LA

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DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA (June 3, 2024) – Miguel Durazo Jr., 42, tragically died in a pedestrian-related auto accident on Thursday afternoon, May 30. The crash occurred around 1:45 p.m. on the 101 Freeway at North Los Angeles Street, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

The initial investigation revealed that Durazo was on foot in the vicinity when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The collision inflicted severe blunt force injuries on Durazo, resulting in his death at the accident scene. The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office confirmed the victim’s identity and age.

Details regarding the actions of the driver involved following the incident were not immediately available. CHP has temporarily closed two lanes of the freeway to facilitate a thorough investigation. The authorities are urging witnesses or individuals with relevant information to come forward to assist in determining the precise cause of this tragic event. As is standard procedure, a full report will be made accessible once the investigation is concluded.

The sudden loss of life in such circumstances deeply affects all the lives connected to the victim. Local law enforcement expresses their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Miguel Durazo Jr. during this difficult time.