(L.A.) Beatriz Rafael, 32, Died on the 710 Freeway
Case Number: 2023-06385
Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 32-year-old Hispanic female that occurred on the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Lynwood.
The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Beatriz Rafael.
Manner of Death: Accident
Cause of Death: Traumatic Injuries
RIP BEATRIZ RAFAEL (October 20, 1990 – June 1, 2023)
Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 1:37 a.m.
California Highway Patrol officers responded at around 1:15 a.m. to the southbound freeway and Imperial Highway where they found a person in one of the freeway lanes after having been ejected from one of the vehicles at the scene.
According to the CHP, witnesses said a black Jeep might have hit the freeway’s center and multiple vehicles, including a silver Mini Cooper, and sustained significant damage.
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— tina (@patmahin3y) June 3, 2023
The decedent was a single mother who was supporting not only her children, but also her elderly father.
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