Man Jumps From Car On 10 Freeway, Dies At Hospital

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man died after jumping out of a car traveling about 65 mph on a Southern California freeway.

The California Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Javier Gonzalez was riding in the backseat of a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by his aunt when he opened the door and jumped onto the 10 Freeway near Baldwin Park.

Gonzalez, of Ontario, was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The CHP says the possible use of drugs and alcohol in the incident is being investigated.

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