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Manny Camacho Car Accident: Azusa Pacific University graduate identified as man killed in Monday crash on Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Chatsworth

Manuel “Manny” Camacho Obituary Colton, California: Azusa Pacific University graduate identified as man killed in Monday crash on Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Chatsworth.

Family and friends are mourning the tragic and sudden death of Manuel “Manny” Camacho.

Manuel Camacho of Colton, California, died tragically and very unexpectedly on Monday, January 8, 2024, as a result of injuries sustained in a road traffic collision.

According to the California Highway Patrol, on the westbound Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Chatsworth, 23-year-old Camacho was fatally injured as lumber flew through the truck’s cab.

The California Highway Patrol reports that the accident happened at Topanga Canyon Boulevard about 8:50 a.m.

At the scene, Manuel Camacho Jr. was declared deceased by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner.

While an investigation is ongoing, several highways in the region were shut, causing traffic jams for kilometers. Around 12:15 p.m., all lanes were restored, according to the CHP.

Social Media Tributes

“Manny was an extremely special human!! He knew our Lord and strived to put God First in his life. He was sadly involved in an accident yesterday morning that suddenly took his life,” Mama Boy Movers LLC mourn Manny’s death in a social media post.

“He was an extremely nice young man with endless potential to continue to do GREAT things in his young life. Manny had the brightest smile and had an energy, passion, and excitement for building new relationships, working hard, overcoming challenges and treating people right.”

“Manny recently accomplished a huge goal in being the first to graduate in his family from Azusa Pacific University in December 2023 and had planned for a graduation celebration with his family and friends later this month.”

“We are still hurting with this news but will for sure come up with ways to honor Manny to the highest and make sure his family has great support.”