(L.A.) Zachary Berger, 35, Died By a Roadway

Case Number: 2024-01552

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 35-year-old male that occurred on the off-side of a roadway.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Zachary Berger of Pearblossom.

Born in L.A. County. Mother’s maiden name is Stork.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Trauma

RIP ZACHARY DAVIES BERGER (September 6, 1988 – January 24, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 7:14 a.m.

The decedent was fatally injured when his SUV swerved off a Lancaster road and overturned. He was thrown from the vehicle.

California Highway Patrol responded to Pearblossom Highway west of 165th Street East at around 7 a.m. after receiving a report of a crash in which a motorist was ejected from the vehicle.

Detectives determined Berger was driving a 2018 Nissan Armada east on Pearblossom Highway when he swerved off the roadway and overturned for reasons still under investigatio.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.