A 57-year old man waiting inside his vehicle on the shoulder of the 71 Freeway in Chino Hills for a tow truck to look at his disabled vehicle was rear-ended.
He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained. According to reports he drove onto the shoulder of the freeway after his car started having problems. He waited inside after calling for help. While he sat waiting, another vehicle drifted onto the shoulder and crashed into the back end of his car, causing it to flip over.
California Highway Patrol officers are investigating the accident.
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