74-year-old Chino man killed in crash on 60 Freeway in Industry

INDUSTRY — A 74-year-old Chino man died late Tuesday after his sedan struck the back of a disabled big rig on the eastbound Pomona (60) Freeway, officials said.
Theodore Wong died at a hospital following the crash, which took place just before 11 p.m. on the 60 Freeway near Fairway Drive, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.
He was driving his 2004 Lexus in the No. 2 lane at an unknown speed when the Lexus veered to the right and struck the rear of a big rig that had been disabled in the No. 2 lane, California Highway Patrol officials said in a written statement.
CHP logs indicated the Lexus became stuck underneath the big rig’s trailer.
Wong was taken to Pomona Valley Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 11:19 p.m., officials said.
Any witnesses to the crash were asked to contact the Baldwin Park office of the CHP at 626-228-1164.
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center where he died.
All eastbound lanes of the freeway remained closed until 11:40 p.m., when the carpool lane was reopened, CHP Officer Monica Posada said. A Sig Alert remained in effect past of midnight as officers investigated the scene.

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