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Fatality in Palmdale crash


On Sierra Highway

One person was killed when they crashed into a freeway bridge column late last week on the Sierra Highway near Palmdale.

The collision occurred at 3:29 a.m. Friday at the interchange of the Angeles Forest Highway and Sierra Highway near the Angeles National Forest and upon their arrival, California Highway Patrol officers found the driver inside the vehicle, CHP Officer Moises Marroquin told City News Service.

Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters were called to the scene to free the victim from the vehicle.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead, Marroquin said.