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Sunday February 28th, 2016 :: 12:27 p.m. PST


#LASD Lieutenant's Son Tragically Lost His Life in Fatal Traffic Collision, Southbound I-5 north of Triggs St, Commerce

On Saturday, February 27, 2016 at approximately 12:01 a.m. a fatal traffic collision involving a parcel carrier truck occurred southbound on Interstate 5 north of Triggs Street in the city of Commerce.  Tragically three lives were lost.  One of those lives was that of 18-year-old Brian Lewandowski.

Brian is survived by his parents, Jocelyn and Victor Lewandowski, and two brothers.  Brian’s father is a homicide lieutenant with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  The Lewandowski family had the following statement regarding the loss of their beloved son Brian Lewandowski:

“Brian was an incredible young man and every parent’s dream for a son.  We are absolutely devastated by our loss.  Our hearts go out to the other victims and their families and our prayers are for the survivors’ recovery.  We are very thankful for the love and support of family and friends throughout this time.”

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fatal traffic collision is on-going.  Anyone with information regarding the collision is encouraged to contact Officers Fonseca or Flores at the California Highway Patrol – East Los Angeles Office at (323) 980-4600.

Media inquiries regarding Brian Lewandowski should be directed to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Sheriff’s Information Bureau at (213) 229-1700.


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Sara Rodriguez, Deputy

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