2 Killed After Car Plows Into Building on West 66th Place
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Dec. 16, 2018) – Two people died Sunday morning in a crash on West 66th Place, just east of Crenshaw Boulevard, according to KTLA and ABC News.
Police identified the victims as passenger, Mary Simpkins, 37, of Inglewood, and the driver, LaChristopher Giles Jr., 29.
Witnesses told authorities the vehicle they were riding in was speeding in the 6600 block of South Crenshaw Boulevard. The driver reportedly lost control after hitting a fire hydrant and light pole before the vehicle crashed into a building in the 3000 block of W. 66th Place about 9 a.m.
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The two occupants of the vehicle were both ejected during the impact and died at the scene.
Meanwhile, following the crash, Building and Safety workers responded to investigate the partial collapse of the one-story building.
The circumstances of the crash were under investigation.
Los Angeles Accident Investigation
Police are reviewing all the evidence as they try to determine liability.
Those of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our condolences to the families of the two who died.
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