Daniel Nichols, Joshua Moore, Rodrigo Gomez ID’d

Daniel Nichols, 26, Joshua Moore Jr., 27, and Rodrigo Zermeno Gomez, 21, were among four who died in a solo crash on the Interstate 5 Freeway in Downey. They were all U.S. Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton.

A total of four people died in the 2:30 a.m. crash on Saturday, June 24th, according to MyNewsLA. Authorities have not identified the fourth victim who died at this time, pending notification of family members.

Two of the deceased Marines were assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. The third Marine was assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, according to First Lt. Sean Waterman at Camp Pendleton, according to the Los Angeles Daily News.

The unidentified driver of a Dodge Challenger reportedly lost control of the vehicle occupied by the four people and crashed into a guardrail on the side of the freeway. The car also hit the wall beneath a pedestrian bridge on Lemonran Avenue, KCAL 5 News reported. The violent crash caused the vehicle to split into two pieces. The victims were all ejected from the vehicle.

There is an ongoing investigation into the crash.

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