1 Dead, 1 Airlifted After Jeep Goes Over Cliff in Angeles National Forest

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A vehicle crash in the Angeles National Forest left one person dead and another injured on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, authorities said. (Credit: Google Maps)

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One person was killed and another injured Saturday when the vehicle in which they were traveling went over the side of a cliff in the Angeles National Forest northeast of Santa Clarita, authorities said.

The crash was reported about 2:05 p.m. near the intersection of Sierra Highway and Rowher Canyon Road (map).

Firefighters responded to the scene and found one victim dead, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

The deceased victim was a female who died when a Jeep crashed, said Officer Alex Rubio of the California Highway Patrol.  Rescuers were making their way down to the bottom of the cliff to recover her body.

The second victim was airlifted to an Antelope Valley hospital in unknown condition, fire and CHP officials said.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.




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