One person was killed and two others were in critical condition Wednesday evening after a vehicle lost control and slammed into a power pole, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Mike Lopez, an LAPD spokesman, said that about 5 p.m., a person driving east at a high rate of speed on Imperial Highway struck a power pole near Pershing Drive. Three people were ejected from the vehicle.
One person died at the scene, and two others were taken to a hospital.
Lopez said he did not know whether any other vehicles were involved in the accident.
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