Man struck, killed by big rig on 605 Freeway in Pico Rivera

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (KABC) -- Two lanes of the southbound 605 Freeway were closed just south of Peck Road in Pico Rivera after a deadly crash Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 5 a.m., a big rig truck struck and killed a subcontractor company driver who was exiting his pickup truck to pick up traffic cones on the shoulder.

Officials identified the victim as 33-year-old Jessie Mendoza Romero of Moreno Valley, Calif.

His body ended up about 100 feet south of his vehicle.
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