Driver Dies After Car Collides With Semitrailer in Huntington Park

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Huntington Park police officers are seen near a car after it collided with a big rig in Huntington Park on Friday, Jan. 9, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

One person was killed early Friday morning when a sedan collided with a big rig in Huntington Park, authorities said.

The crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. on Slauson Avenue, near Regent Street (map).

The driver of the sedan died at the scene, said Sgt. John Navarrette of the Huntington Park Police Department.

The semitrailer’s driver was uninjured, Navarrette said. The damage to that vehicle was minimal.

Slauson Avenue was closed in both directions, between Regent Street and Santa Fe Avenue, as a result of the collision.

The cause of the incident was under investigation.