3 Killed in Crash at Manhattan Beach Intersection
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 24, 2021) — Katie-Jay Scott, 40, and Christian Mendoza, 48, both of Redondo Beach, were among three people who died Tuesday night in a 4-vehicle crash at Sepulveda Boulevard and Marine Avenue in Manhattan Beach.
The Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner’s office identified them on their website after family members had been notified.
UPDATED: The name of the third victim was recently released by the coroner as Gabriel Stauring, 55, of Redondo Beach. He was traveling in the same vehicle as Katie-Jay Scott.
3 Dead; 3 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash
The violent, four-vehicle collision happened about 9:46 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, according to the Manhattan Beach Police Department. A driver in a white BMW was allegedly speeding when it collided with the other motorists. The impact caused a white Toyota Prius to reportedly crash into a nearby music store building during the collision. A gray Volkswagen and a fourth vehicle were among those involved. An engine from one of the cars came out of the car and crashed into a building.
Also, the fatal Manhattan Beach crash led to the closure of a section of Sepulveda Boulevard for several hours early this morning, KTLA News reports.
The Manhattan Beach Police Department sent deputies to the crash scene at Sepulveda Boulevard and Marine Avenue. They located Katie-Jay Scott, Christian Mendoza and an unidentified man in his 50s who were all killed in the collision between four vehicles. Additionally, they reported two adults and a juvenile suffered injuries in the collision and required ambulances. They were all transported to a hospital in unknown conditions, according to CBS 2 News. One of them suffered major injuries in the collision.
One of the vehicles crashed into a nearby building and Sepulveda Boulevard was littered with debris from the collision.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of the collision as well as liability.
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