SOUTH GATE, Calif.—An investigator with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and his wife—a teacher—were killed in a South Gate crash, and the cause is under investigation on Oct. 9.
Sgt. Emilio Guerrero, 52, and wife Annabel Guerrero, 47, were Downey residents, according to a Downey Police Department press release.
The crash occurred about 2:05 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the intersection of Paramount Boulevard and Gardendale Street, police said.
A vehicle driven by a 60-year-old South Gate man crashed into the vehicle driven by Emilio Guerrero, police said.
The crash remained under investigation.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn posted on social media that Emilio and Annabel Guerrero “were dedicated public servants who gave so much to their communities.”
“I know this has hit the Downey community hard and my prayers are with their two daughters and their many loved ones in the wake of this incredible loss. May they rest in peace,” Ms. Hahn said in a post on social media.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Downey Police Department, which is investigating the case, at 562-904-2308 or Investigator Alaina Clark at 562-904-2339. Anonymous tips can be phoned into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.