(L.A.) Jose Monsalve Rojas, 46, Innocent Victim of Police Pursuit

Case Number: 2024-06812

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 46-year-old Latino male that occurred on a street.

The coroner’s office identified the man as Jose Monsalve Rojas, a native of Colombia.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Trauma

RIP JOSE DAVID MONSALVE ROJAS (June 23, 1977 – April 24, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 6:18 a.m.

The decedent was a bicyclist who was fatally injured by a vehicle during a police chase in the South Los Angeles area. He lived on 46th Street, just half a block from where he was killed.

GoFundMe: gofundme.com/f/jose-david-monsalve

The accident happened at around 6:10 a.m., following a brief pursuit that led to Hooper Avenue and 46th Street, where the vehicle being pursued crashed and overturned.