Darren Rodgers Dies in Irwindale Motorcycle Crash on I-605 at Lower Azusa Road
Irwindale, California (November 23, 2022) – The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has identified 57-year-old Darren Rodgers as the motorcyclist who died in a collision on Sunday evening in Irwindale.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly crash happened at around 5:39 p.m. on Interstate 605 Freeway at Lower Azusa Road.
Rodgers was riding a motorcycle heading south on I-605 Freeway when he collided with a truck in unclear circumstances.
Rodgers was pronounced dead at the scene.
More details about the accident were not provided.
An investigation to determine the cause of the crash is underway.
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