MAYWOOD, Calif. – A man who authorities believe was a victim of road rage was killed in Maywood and the suspect is in custody Saturday, authorities said.
Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department’s East Los Angeles Station responded at 8:18 p.m. Friday to the intersection of East 58th Street and Atlantic Boulevard, north of Slauson Avenue regarding a traffic collision where they found the victim suffering from injuries to the upper torso, said the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
Investigators determined the man was a victim of road rage prior to being struck by the suspect vehicle, authorities said.
The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information about this investigation was asked to call the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers 800-222-8477.