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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday April 25th, 2024 :: 12:20 p.m. PDT


Palmdale Fatal Traffic Collison

On April 25, 2024 (Thursday) at approximately 1:53 am, personnel from Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded to a motor vehicle collision on Avenue M near 40th Street East, which is within the incorporated area of the City of Palmdale.
The preliminary facts of this investigation indicate at approximately 1:50 am a 2002 Acura MDX driven by a 33-year-old male was driving westbound on Avenue M.  It appears the driver was driving at a high rate of speed and was unable to maintain control of the vehicle.  The vehicle drove into a ditch, was launched, and subsequently collided with a chain link fence causing it to roll prior to coming to rest.  The 33-year-old male driver of the Acura succumbed to his injuries on scene. 
Anyone with information regarding the traffic collision is encouraged to call Palmdale Station’s Traffic Department at 661-272-2400.  The investigation is ongoing.
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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

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Non-emergencies: 661-272-2400

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