(L.A.) Edinson Orjuela Castillo, 44, Died at an Intersection

Case Number: 2023-01228

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 44-year-old male of Latin American ethnicity that occurred at an intersection.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Edinson Orjuela Castillo.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Multiple Blunt Force Trauma

RIP EDINSON ORJUELA CASTILLO (July 3, 1978 – January 31, 2023)

The decedent was killed in a three-vehicle crash that happened at apporximately 1:45 a.m. Tuesday at Olympic Boulevard and Hoover Street.

A vehicle traveling south on Hoover Street crashed into a car traveling on Olympic Boulevard, causing the second vehicle to crash into a third car.

The driver of the second vehicle, Castillo, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and a passenger in the first vehicle were taken to a hospital in stable condition, and the driver of the third vehicle was treated by paramedics at the scene.