(L.A.) Daniel Badillo Chavez, 27, Killed by a Vehicle

Case Number: 2023-00972

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 27-year-old male of Latin American ethnicity that occurred on a highway.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Daniel Badillo Chavez of Simi Valley, California.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Force Injuries

RIP DANIEL BADILLO CHAVEZ (December 11, 1995 – January 25, 2023)

The decedent appears to have been a pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway near downtown Los Angeles.

The incident occurred around 4:15 a.m. on the southbound freeway near Cesar Chavez Avenue.

Chavez was walking in the No. 2 lane of the freeway when he was struck by the driver, who did remain at the scene.