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Giovanni Chaidez, Rosibel Montoya Identified As Pedestrians Killed In Tragic Accident on Rosecrans Avenue

A photo of Giovanni Chaidez and Rosibel Montoya is posted at the location where the couple lost their lives tragically along Rosecrans Avenue in Norwalk this past weekend.  Pete Parker Photo

A photo of Giovanni Chaidez and Rosibel Montoya is posted at the location where the couple lost their lives tragically along Rosecrans Avenue in Norwalk this past weekend. Pete Parker Photo

By Brian Hews

Family and friends are grieving the loss of two young local Norwalk adults who were tragically killed while walking across Rosecrans Avenue early Saturday morning.

Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper has learned that Giovanni Xavier Chaidez, age 23, and Rosibel Montoya, 20 lost their lives after they were hit by a truck while crossing the street.  The two were in a committed relationship.

A white bicycle, photos, notes and candles are placed at the scene of the crash in honor of Norwalk residents Giovanni Chaidez and Rosibel Montoya who died as a result of being struck by a vehicle.  Pete Parker Photo

A white bicycle, photos, notes and candles are placed at the scene of the crash in honor of Norwalk residents Giovanni Chaidez and Rosibel Montoya who died as a result of being struck by a vehicle. Pete Parker Photo

The incident occurred in the 13000 block of Rosecrans Avenue shortly after midnight.

Both Chaidez and Montoya were apparently walking with their bicycles when they were struck. The two were a couple and friends posted photos of them both at the location where their lives tragically came to an end on.

As of Monday morning, candles, flowers and a white spray painted bicycle was placed at a Memorial in honor of the couple. 

One of the notes simply stated, “Together Forever.”  

Accident photos also taken at the scene from journalists show a badly damaged black Ford F-150 that also struck several additional parked cars along Rosecrans Avenue.

Lt. Kevin Biggs, with the Norwalk Sheriff’s Department told HMG-CN that investigators are still finalizing an official incident report on the tragic incident.

“We should have the report completed by Friday, and until then we have no comment on the matter,” Biggs said.

Since the case is ongoing, if you have any information about this case, you’re urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Norwalk Station at (562) 863-8711.

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4 Responses to Giovanni Chaidez, Rosibel Montoya Identified As Pedestrians Killed In Tragic Accident on Rosecrans Avenue

  1. Jazmin Reply

    July 22, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    I miss you so much brother. Wish you could come back and be with your family again. I keep thinking you’re gonna show up at my house laughing with that amazing smile and we’re going to play some bob marley hiking in the San Gabriel mtns or somewhere chill. We all miss you more than you can imagine. I’ve been talking to my tia every week, but I just wanna say I wish we had more time and that I love you. I’ll see you again.

  2. louis quinn Reply

    May 1, 2014 at 10:50 am

    I am so sorry for your familys loss,I visited rosibel’s resting place yesterday while I was visiting my grandmother I seen her memorial on YouTube and felt really bad for them both,I played some music she liked to show my respects I’m a musician and she likes alot of artist I like,well may they both R.I.P and eternally my they be together,feel free to comment back I will continue to show my respects to rosibel as I visit my family and friends who are resting there as well.

  3. Mario Gastelum Reply

    March 11, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    Ivan, Our heart goes out to you and your family. May God bring comfort to you and the Chaidez and hope that this driver is brought to Justice. Que Dios los tenga a los dos en el cielo.

  4. Ivan Quijada Reply

    March 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    I am still in shock, cant believe my boy is gone. May god bless both their souls. My prayers go out to the Chaidez family. GXC RIP.

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