Dead pedestrian identified

first_imgHe is free on $50,000 bond and will appear June 18 at Downey Superior Court. Police said Gutierrez was racing the driver of a newer model black Honda Civic when he lost control of his 2005 Subaru Impreza and struck Barrajas and another man walking in the crosswalk. Carlos Parga, 20, of Downey was taken to Downey Regional Medical Center, where he was treated for a broken leg and released, police said. Barrajas was transported to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, where he died later from his injuries. DOWNEY – Coroner’s officials Tuesday identified a Pico Rivera man killed when a driver racing another motorist lost control and plowed through a Downey crosswalk. Miguel Barrajas, 19, died of multiple traumatic injuries, said coroner’s spokesman Capt. Ed Winter. A second pedestrian suffered a broken leg in the crash Saturday on Imperial Highway and Brookshire Avenue in Downey. The driver, 26-year-old Adam Gutierrez of Downey was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter. The Civic didn’t stop and continued east on Imperial Highway. Anyone with information was asked to call Downey police Traffic Detective Rosie Gutierrez, (562) 904-2339. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3026160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more