(L.A.) Daniel Majano, 21, Died in a Vehicle Crash

Case Number: 2024-02062

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 21-year-old Latino male.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Daniel Majano.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Force Injuries

RIP DANIEL ALBERTO MAJANO (November 19, 2002 – February 2, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Friday at 2:47 a.m.

The decedent was one of two men killed in the crash of a vehicle that went off the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway and crashed into a tree near the unincorporated Athens area.

California Highway Patrol officers responded at 2:26 a.m. to the eastbound freeway and Normandie Avenue where they found Majano and Jonathan Pena Langarcia, 20.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses said a white sedan had been racing with the victims before the crash and drove away down the 105 Freeway without stopping.

Video description: A driver was killed in a solo-vehicle crash involving fire on the 105 Freeway early Friday morning.

California Highway Patrol’s West Los Angeles patrol units responded to a collision just before 2:30 a.m. on the eastbound 105 Freeway, just west of Normandie Avenue in the Athens area of South Los Angeles.

When units arrived on scene, they located a vehicle split in half, fully engulfed in flames with an ejected party.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding LAFD personnel.

Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle driving recklessly before the crash.

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