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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday October 12th, 2023 :: 04:37 a.m. PDT


Fatal Traffic Collision- 80th St. E./Palmdale Blvd.

At 21:04 hours, Palmdale Deputies responded to a two-vehicle traffic crash call, Tag 326. Upon investigation, it was determined P/1 was driving eastbound on Palmdale Blvd. and P/2 was driving westbound on Palmdale Blvd. P/1 swerved into oncoming traffic and collided into the front of V/1. The front passenger of P/2 succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced deceased at an area hospital. The investigation is being handled by Palmdale Station Traffic Detectives.
Alcohol appeared to be a factor in the collision and P/1 was arrested for 23153(a) CVC.
Palmdale Station Traffic Investigator Detective Knutson, Station Traffic Sergeant Anderson and Traffic Services Detail Sergeant Downing responded to the scene. A portion of Palmdale Blvd. was closed between 70th St. E. and 80th St. E. during the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Detective Knutson at 661-272-2596.

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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-272-2400

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