(L.A.) Joel Araujo, 40, Died on the 5 Freeway
Case Number: 2023-08890
Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 40-year-old Latino male that occurred on the 5 Freeway.
The coroner’s office has identified the man as Joel Araujo of Azusa.
Manner of Death: Accident
Cause of Death: Blunt Force Trauma
RIP JOEL ARAUJO (December 8, 1982 – July 16, 2023)
Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 2:51 a.m.
The decedent was one of two passengers who died after the 2016 Toyota they were in rear-ended a tow truck.