26-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Two-Vehicle Collision near Hill Street

LONG BEACH, CA (February 1, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, Roberto Rodriguez was killed in a wrong-way crash on Magnolia Avenue.

The fatal incident happened around 4:00 a.m., near the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Hill Street.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a Hyundai was traveling north in the southbound lanes at a high rate of speed. As a result, the Hyundai struck an oncoming Toyota Camry, driven by Rodriguez.

Upon impact, the Toyota was pushed into multiple parked cars. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the driver, 26-year-old Rodriguez dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, medics took the male Hyundai driver to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Authorities have not yet released his identity.

Following preliminary duties, officers determined that alcohol or drugs did not appear to be a factor. Although, an active investigation is still currently underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Roberto Rodriguez.

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