EL MONTE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities have identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a fiery wreck on the westbound San Bernardino (10) Freeway in El Monte.
The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Albert Escobedo, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner.
The crash was reported at 3:15 p.m. Friday.
Escobedo was ejected onto the freeway’s eastbound side and the motorcycle caught fire, according to the California Highway Patrol. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash closed the express lanes in both directions and one eastbound main lane for about three hours.
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