Baby killed in traffic collision is identified

The 4-month-old baby boy killed in a traffic collision Saturday at Firestone Boulevard and Brookshire Avenue has been identified as Xavier Leon, of Bell Gardens. 

The boy was in the backseat of a Mercedes SUV traveling south of Brookshire when it collided with a Chevy Silverado at about 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

Paramedics rushed the baby to a local hospital where he died.

Any witnesses to the crash are urged to call Downey Police at (562) 904-2339.