Hugo Navarrete, 18, been identified by authorities as the deceased in a collision that took place on the 10 Freeway and the 5 Freeway in the Boyle Heights neighborhood near East Los Angeles on April 5 just prior to 11:30 p.m.  Details are sketchy but Mr. Navarrete and others were in one or more vehicles on the transition between the 10 and the 5. The 18-year-old received the worst injuries and died at the scene. Two others were rescued from a vehicle by first-responders and presumably hospitalized. There were other people present who reports indicated received less serious injuries and refused treatments. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

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