County authorities Saturday identified the person who died in a multi-vehicle collision in Cerritos.

John Ople, 33, was identified as the victim of the crash by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

Officers from the California Highway Patrol responded to the collision at 4:29 a.m. Friday at Shoemaker Boulevard and the eastbound Artesia (91) Freeway, the CHP reported.

Ople, whose city of residency was unknown, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash closed the 91 Freeway for more than an hour and the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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