LANCASTER, Calif.—Authorities identified an 80-year-old man on Aug. 28 who was killed when his compact SUV collided with a big rig in Lancaster.
The crash was reported at 8:55 p.m. on Aug. 27 on Avenue D (SR-138) and 85th Street West, California Highway Patrol Officer S. Lough told City News Service.
Joseph Bongiorno, Jr., died at the scene, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner reported. His city of residence was not known. No other injuries were reported.
A news videographer at the scene said the man was driving a silver Honda CRV eastbound on Avenue D when he tried to overtake a car in front of his and collided with the semi, which went off the road into a field.