Authorities identify man killed in Lancaster car crash
Crash remains under investigation
LANCASTER, Calif.—Authorities today identified a man who was killed in a two-vehicle crash in the Lancaster area.
The crash was reported about 6 a.m. Monday at SR-138 and 110th Street West, said California Highway Patrol Officer Monica Posada.
Christopher Paul Carroll, 29, of Palmdale, died at the scene, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation.
LANCASTER, Calif.—Three new felony counts were filed today against a Palmdale man accused of leading sheriff's deputies on a high-speed pursuit in Lancaster last month that ended in a crash that killed a 2-year-old girl and seriously injured her mother.
Marvin Travon Hicks—already charged with murder and evading an officer causing injury—was charged today with one count each of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, DUI causing injury and evading an officer causing death.
PALMDALE, Calif.—A 46-year-old Palmdale man who was killed when his car slammed into a tree and burst into flames was publicly identified today by authorities.
Bobby Phillips was killed in the crash at Rancho Vista Boulevard and 50th Street West that occurred about 12:30 a.m., according to sheriff's Sgt. Dennis Dubois of the Palmdale station and Lt. Cheryl MacWillie of the coroner's office.
The autopsy for Phillips will likely take place Monday, MacWillie said.
LANCASTER, Calif.—A man was killed today in a two-vehicle crash in the Lancaster area, authorities said.
The man died at the scene of the crash, which was reported about 6 a.m. at 110th Street West at SR-138, said California Highway Patrol Officer Monica Posada.
Authorities withheld the name of the dead man, who was in his 30s, pending family notification, said coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
Traffic was routed around the area while an investigation was conducted.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The Southland again will bake in dry heat today, creating what the National Weather Service (NWS) called an “elevated fire danger” falling short of red flag conditions.
“A strong upper-level high-pressure system in combination with weak onshore flow near the surface brought record-breaking triple-digit heat to portions of the valleys and foothills on Sunday,” noted an NWS advisory.
PALMDALE, Calif. — A man was killed today in a two-vehicle crash in the Littlerock area near Palmdale, authorities said.
The crash occurred at about 4:30 a.m. on Avenue T at Dunford Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.
According to the preliminary investigation, Jose Olivarez, 41, of Littlerock, was driving a 1998 Plymouth Voyager east on Avenue T when he turned left at Dunford Avenue “directly into the path of a westbound 2006 Chrysler,” the CHP said in a statement.