NORWALK (CBSLA) — Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man along the northbound San Gabriel (605) Freeway in Norwalk.

California Highway Patrol officers were patrolling the area when they saw what appeared to be a disabled vehicle, and found a Hispanic man in his 40s  with trauma to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death is unknown, and an autopsy is pending. His name was withheld pending family notification.

A SigAlert was issued for two right lanes of the freeway as well as the Firestone Boulevard off-ramp for the investigation. All lanes were reopened by 8:20 a.m.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)


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