A 60-year-old man who died in a collision involving a big rig in Eastvale was identified Wednesday.

Amanuel Negash of Corona was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the area of Bellegrave and Jamestown avenues on Tuesday.

Riverside County sheriff’s deputies responded to the collision shortly after 3 p.m. and found Negash with what were described as “obvious signs of death,” according to Sgt. Saykham Iemsisanith.

According to the sheriff’s department, Negash, driving a Toyota Avalon, veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a Freightliner Cascadia big rig. The driver of the big rig suffered no injuries and cooperated with the investigation.

It was unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

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