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Los Angeles Pedestrian Crash Left One Fatality after Car Careens into Yard

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 1, 2021) A speeding car claimed the life of one person in a pedestrian crash on 101 Freeway Thursday morning.

The fatal incident happened just after 3:30 a.m. at the 1800 block of Vine Street.

According to the authorities, a driver coming off the southbound 101 Freeway lost control on the Vine Street off-ramp for unknown reasons.

Afterwards, the car struck the curb and crashed into some trees in the backyard of an apartment building.

Unfortunately, a person in the yard was struck and killed. However, it remains unclear if the victims lived in the apartment building or was homeless.

Meanwhile, paramedics rushed the driver to a hospital with serious injuries.

In the end, officials issued a SigAlert at the southbound Vine Street off-ramp while police investigated the scene.

Los Angeles Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the 101 Freeway crash.


Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.


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