Everardo Castro, a 26-year-old Latino, was fatally crushed on Thursday, Jan. 24, in the 38000 block of 35th Street East in Palmdale, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner records.
Castro and his sister got into an argument with her boyfriend, Esteban Reyes-Rojas, around 4 p.m., on a residential street, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department news release.
Reyes-Rojas allegedly got into his car, a tan 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, and chased the brother and sister down, striking Castro and pinning him to the garage door of a house, Sheriff's Lt. Scott Hoglund said.
Castro was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:11 p.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as crushing torso injuries.
His sister suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the news release.
Investigators have identified Reyes-Rojas as the suspect ...
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