Larry Cruz of Fullerton – Obituary
40-year-old Larry Cruz of Fullerton, California has died in a fatal Interstate 10 car crash that occurred on Thursday, September 9, 2021. It happened at about 7 a.m. at Interstate 10 and FM 725 when an 18-wheeler went off the bridge and caught on fire.
According to official reports, the truck was heading east in the area of the 604 exit when it suffered a blowout. The truck then veered off the highway and into the center median. The vehicle proceeded to through a guardrail and down an embankment, onto FM725, then back up the other side.
Within moments, the truck and its trailer burst into flames, engulfing the entire vehicle.
The driver who has not been publicly named managed to get out of the truck and was hospitalized. Passenger Larry Crus died at the scene.