Victims of fatal crashed in Pico Rivera, Norwalk identified

From staff and wire reports — 
Officials have released the names of two men who died in unrelated car crashes in Pico Rivera and Norwalk over the past week:
PICO RIVERA — A man who was killed in a three-crash on Paramount Boulevard last week has been identified as a 34-year-old El Monte resident, officials said Thursday.
ary Paul Gomez died at a hospital after the crash, which occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Friday at Paramount Boulevard and Dunlap Crossing Road, Los Angeles County sheriff’s and coroner’s officials said.
omez was driving a Mitsubishi Montero SUV when, according to prelminary investigation, he tried to make a left turn without yielding to oncoming traffic, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Robert Smith said the day of the crash.
he driver of one of the two other cars involved in the crash was hospitalized with minor injuries, Smith said, and a man and woman inside the third car were unhurt.
NORWALK — Authorities have identified a man who was killed in a collision between the car he was driving and a big rig in Norwalk.
harles Ford, 60, of Whittier was killed, Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the coroner’s office said.
he crash occurred about 8 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Carmenita Road and Excelsior Drive, Sgt. Joseph Fleischmann of the sheriff’s Norwalk Station said.
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