(L.A.) Kenneth Richards, 42, Died on the 605 Freeway

Case Number: 2023-07679

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 42-year-old Black male that occurred on the 605 Freeway.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Kenneth Richards.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Multiple Blunt Traumatic Injuries

RIP KENNETH RICHARDS (May 18, 1981 – June 24, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 3:35 a.m.

The decedent had been riding his motorcycle southbound on the Interstate 605 Freeway in Lakewood when he collided with a car, which then overturned.

The collision happened just north of South Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Paramedics responded and pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene. Two other people suffered injuries and were taken to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.