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UPDATED: Motorist Dies Following I-5 Crash In Mission Viejo

Armando Hernandez, Jr., 25, was pronounced dead at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, county coroner's officials said.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

UPDATED POST DEC. 15: The Orange County coroner's office said a Stanton resident was the motorist killed Saturday morning on the San Diego (5) Freeway in Mission Viejo when his vehicle struck the back of a semi-truck's trailer and overturned.

Armando Hernandez, Jr., 25, was pronounced dead at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, county coroner's officials said.

The crash on the southbound freeway at Crown Valley Parkway was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 4:26 a.m. --City News Service

ORIGINAL POST DEC. 14: A motorist was killed today on the San Diego (5) Freeway in Mission Viejo when his vehicle struck the back of a semi-truck's trailer and overturned.

The crash on southbound freeway at Crown Valley Parkway was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 4:26 a.m.

Paramedics rushed the man to Mission Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Shane Sherwood. 

The man's identity has not yet been released. --City News Service

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