San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office at the County Operations Center.
San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office at the County Operations Center. Photo by Ken Stone

Authorities Wednesday have publicly identified a 21-year- old man who was killed when his car crashed into the back of a box truck that was disabled in the center divide of Interstate 5 in the East Village.

Joseph Moreno of Calexico was driving a Nissan sedan in the left lane of southbound I-5 around 1 p.m. Monday when his car veered to the left for unknown reasons and crashed into the back of a box truck that was disabled in the center divide north of F Street, according to information from the California Highway Patrol and the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Paramedics responded and pronounced Moreno dead at the scene, the Medical Examiner’s Office reported.

–City News Service