SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A 22-year-old motorist was killed while standing next to his disabled vehicle on the 5 Freeway early Saturday.
The victim was identified as Lake Forest resident Juan Cuevas-Camano, according to the coroner’s office.READ MORE: Federal Court Strikes Down Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
The crash occurred on the southbound lanes near North Grand Avenue at 2:40 a.m., according to the CHP online incident log.
Cuevas-Camano, who was involved in an earlier minor crash, stood near his 1997 Honda Accord — reportedly without any headlights or emergency lights on — in the No. 1 lane of the freeway. According to a CHP dispatcher, he was struck by a 2002 Toyota RAV4 going 65 mph.READ MORE: Smokey Southland Skies Caused By Wildfires Burning In Northern And Central California Spur Air Quality Concerns
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Toyota, a 59-year-old woman riding alone, was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. She was not arrested or cited, according to the CHP.MORE NEWS: Father Memorializes Son, Who Died In 2019 Conception Boat Fire, Along Last 500 Miles Of 2,600 Mile Hike
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