Man killed in freeway crash in South El Monte

SOUTH EL MONTE — A 41-year-old La Puente man died early Thursday in a four-car freeway crash in South El Monte, authorities said.
Miguel Angel Martinez died at the scene of the crash on the eastbound 60 Freeway at the 605 Freeway, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Chief of Operations Craig Harvey said.
“(Martinez) was driving (a 200 Honda) at a high rate of speed, losing control of (the Honda) for unknown reasons,” California Highway Patrol Officer H.J. Arroyo said in a written statement.
Martinez’s Honda “began to roll over multiple times, coming to a rest on its wheels,” Arroyo said.
A 2008 Lexus being driven by a 46-year-old Walnut man, a 2000 Toyota being driven by a 29-year-old Rowland Heights man and a 2005 Dodge being driven by a 27-year-old Corona woman all struck the wrecked Honda, the officer said.
All three drivers suffered minor injuries, and two of them were hospitalized for treatment, he added.
The cause of the crash was being investigated by the East Los Angeles office of the CHP.

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