Fatal crash involving 2 big rigs, car shuts 60 Freeway in Montebello

MONTEBELLO, Calif.

The crash happened just before 3 a.m. near the Garfield Avenue exit. Authorities said a driver was killed when he crashed his car into the back of a big rig and then was hit from behind by another big rig.

The car ended up sandwiched between the two trucks, officials said. The victim, only identified as a man in his 30s, was declared dead at the scene.

All westbound lanes were closed and traffic was diverted onto Pomona Boulevard following the crash. The lanes reopened around 6:15 a.m.

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