Miguel Gonzalez Dies in Truck Accident on Shamrock Boulevard in Duarte
Duarte, California – 29-year-old Miguel Gonzalez Dies in a car accident in Duarte Saturday evening.
According to the Los Angeles County officials, the scene of the crash was at the residential address of 1928 Shamrock Boulevard.
According to a CHP report, Gonzolez was driving a Honda Civic recklessly at a high speed on Hurstview Avenue. He then slammed into the back of a 1988 Chevy-model ice cream truck.
The Chevy driver, a 61-year-old Montebello man, was driving north at 10 miles per hour when the crash occurred.
Gonzalez was trapped inside the car and had to be extricated. Sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.
The ice cream truck driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Authorities shut down Shamrock Avenue between Hurstview and Euclid Avenue for about three hours following the crash.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the accident is requested to contact the CHP at 626-338-1164.
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