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Traffic Fatality on Western at 7th Early Sunday

Traffic fatality Western at 7th

An unidentified woman was killed early Sunday morning, March 23rd while driving south on Western Blvd at high speed when her automobile struck a parked vehicle. The  traffic fatality on Western was reported by KABC:

Police say the woman was speeding southbound on Western Avenue when she lost control of her Mercedes-Benz SUV and hit the parked vehicle around 5 a.m.

The vehicle she hit traveled 100-feet into a light pole located at the entrance of a McDonald’s restaurant.

The woman’s luxury SUV then overturned onto the sidewalk, before resting against a tree.

Responding officers say the woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, but officials say she may have been under the influence. She was also said to be traveling near 100 mph.


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Julie Grist
Julie Grist
Julie co-founded the Larchmont Buzz with fellow buzzer Mary Hawley in 2011 and served as Editor, Publisher and writer for the hive for many years until the sale of the Buzz in August 2015. She is still circling the hive as an occasional writer.

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