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Tow Truck Driver Killed In 2020 Castaic Crash Identified

The identity of the man who died in a Castaic crash in September 2020 has been released by officials with the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner. William Rauh, 63, has been identified as the man pronounced dead on scene just after midnight on Sept. 16 last year. “We were unable...
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Suspected DUI driver held after passing out in moving Tesla

GLENDALE, Calif. — A woman who apparently passed out while her Tesla was on Autopilot and hit a Southern California freeway wall was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, authorities said. Karla Villanueva, 31, was arrested late Thursday in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale. She was released Friday on...

LA County Sheriff’s Employee Killed, Woman Hurt After Vintage Sports Car Careens Into Pole In Temple City

TEMPLE CITY (CBSLA) – A man employed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was killed, and a woman was injured, when a vintage muscle car slammed into a light pole in Temple City early Thursday morning. Sept. 16, 2021. (LLN) The crash involving a Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster replica car occurred at 2:10 a.m. at the intersection of Santa Anita Avenue and Freer Street. According to California Highway Patrol, the car carrying two people was speeding north on Santa Anita when the LASD employee lost control taking a curve. The car slammed into a median and then struck a street sign and...
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Fire Breaks Out In Santa Clarita Office Building, Cause Under Investigation

A small fire broke out in a Santa Clarita office building Thursday morning due to an unknown cause, officials said. Around 7 a.m. Thursday, emergency responders received reports of a commercial fire on the 25100 block of Anza Drive in Saugus, according to Bernard Peters, a dispatch supervisor with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

30-Foot Yacht Washes Ashore on Venice Beach Amid Large Swell

A small yacht washed ashore on Venice Beach this week as a large south swell filled into the region. According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the incident was reported Tuesday at 11:39 p.m. Both persons aboard the vessel, a Bertram 31, were able to self-rescue without injury. On...

​Person Killed in Temple City Collision

TEMPLE CITY – A rollover crash killed one person at the scene and sent another to a trauma center, a Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor said. The collision was reported at Santa Anita Avenue and Freer Street. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Temple Station called firefighters around 2:12 a.m., according to Dispatch Supervisor Michael Pittman of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
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Skateboarder Killed In Hit-And-Run

CALIFORNIA—The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Traffic Division detectives are in need of the public’s assistance to find a suspect involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision. The LAPD reported on its website on Tuesday, September 14, at 12:30 a.m. a silver 4-door sedan was traveling southbound on Tampa Avenue south of Oxnard Street when it crashed into a pedestrian riding a skateboard that was also travelling on Tampa Avenue outside of a marked crosswalk.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

1 killed in Industry 2-vehicle crash

One man died and two others injured after a car and a sport-utility vehicle crashed head-on in Industry on Tuesday night, Sept. 14. The coroner’s office had not yet identified the dead man. The crash on Currier Road and Lemon Avenue was reported to the Sheriff’sDepartment at 7:39 p.m. A...
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LA County Sheriff's Department Employee Killed, Passenger Hospitalized in Shelby Cobra Crash

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employee was killed and a woman was hospitalized when a 1960s Shelby Cobra crashed into a pole in Temple City. The crash was reported in the 5400 block of Santa Anita Avenue. The driver, a man, was ejected and died at the scene in the San Gabriel Valley community about 15 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
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Airplane Makes Emergency Landing At Pitchess Detention Center In Santa Clarita

An airplane made an emergency landing near the Pitchess Detention Center in Santa Clarita after an unknown emergency. Around 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, first responders received reports of a low-flying aircraft near the northbound 5 Freeway and Hasley Canyon Road in Castaic, said Franklin Lopez, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.