A man was killed upon exiting his pickup truck while attempting to pick up traffic cones located on the shoulder of the 605 freeway near Peck Road in Pico Rivera on June 13th. The subcontractor company driver was struck by a big rig truck and instantly killed. Two lanes were blocked off on 605 Southbound freeway as authorities cleared the scene.
The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Jessie Mendoza Romero from Moreno Valley, California. The name of the rig driver remains undisclosed and the charges against him are pending.