Driver Killed, Car Cut in Half After Crashing Into Pole in Pasadena

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A car was cut in two following a crash in Pasadena on Monday, June 23, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)
A car was cut in two following a crash in Pasadena on Monday, June 23, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

One person was killed after apparently losing control of his car and crashing into a pole in Pasadena Monday morning.

The crash occurred at about 2:45 a.m. in the 1300 block of East Del Mar Boulevard between South Hill Avenue and South Holliston Avenue (map), according to Sgt. Art Chute with the Pasadena Police Department.

The driver, identified as 28-year-old Israel Adam Galio, died at the scene after apparently colliding with a pole, Chute said.

The impact of the crash was so severe, the car had been cut in two, aerial video from Sky 5 showed.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, according to Chute.

A portion of East Del Mar Boulevard had to be closed while authorities investigated the cause of the crash.

East Del Mar Boulevard was reopened to through traffic just before 10 a.m., according to a news release from the Police Department.

 

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