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Arraignment Posted For Man Charged With Murder In 405 Crash

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(credit: CBS)

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TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — The arraignment for Yocio Jonathan Gomez, 23, charged with allegedly driving drunk and killing two construction workers, was postponed Thursday to Sept. 10.

The crash happened July 22 around 3:30 a.m. on the 405 Freeway.

Gomez was allegedly driving a blue Ford Explorer that smashed into the back of a black Lexus SUV.

The SUV spun out of control, striking three workers, and overturning on its roof.

Ramon Lopez, 56, and Ricardo Zamora, 58, were killed. A third worker was injured.

All three were employed by a contracting firm under Caltrans supervision.

Gomez is charged with two counts of each second-degree murder, vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, and driving under the influence.

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