(L.A.) Silverio Vasquez, 64, Died on a Street

Case Number: 2023-13870

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 64-year-old Latino male that occurred on a street.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Silverio Vasquez.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Trauma

RIP SILVERIO ARTURO VASQUEZ, JR. (September 16, 1959 – October 11, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 4:18 p.m.

The decedent was a motorist who was killed in a collision with a big rig in Long Beach.

The crash happened at Anaheim Street and West Ninth Street.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2009 Lexus ES350 was traveling northbound on West Ninth Street just south of Anaheim Street. A 2014 Volvo semi-truck was driving southbound in the intersection of Ninth Street and Anaheim Street when the Lexus made an unsafe turn to westbound Anaheim Street and collided head-on with the semi-truck.

The truck driver, a 30-year-old resident of Santa Ana, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

Speed is believed to have been a contributing factor in the collision.