The coroner’s office Monday released the name of a 25-year-old motorcyclist killed when a white box truck’s driver changed lanes on the Harbor (110) Freeway in South Los Angeles causing the biker to be thrown to the pavement.
He was Javier Ocegueda of Los Angeles, coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz said.
The crash was reported at 3:04 a.m. Sunday on the northbound Harbor Freeway at Manchester Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Peter Nicholson said.
Ocegueda was riding a 2010 Suzuki GXR north on the 110, approaching Manchester Avenue the CHP said.
After landing on the roadway, the motorcyclist was struck by several other vehicles, the CHP said. The truck driver kept going, and it has not been located. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
A SigAlert was issued at 3:24 a.m. with the three rights lanes, plus the Manchester Avenue offramp, closed for an investigation. It was cancelled at 7:59 a.m.
The CHP’s Central Los Angeles office asked anyone with any information regarding the crash to call them at (213) 744-2331.