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Police were searching for the driver who fled the scene of a deadly single-vehicle collision Saturday in Westminster, authorities said.

One person was killed in a car crash near Magnolia Avenue and Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, Mar. 8, 2014. (Credit: Southern Counties News)

The incident occurred just before 3 a.m. on Magnolia Avenue south of Westminster Boulevard, according to the Westminster Police Department.

The driver of a dark-colored car lost control, slammed into the retaining wall of a mobile home park, then struck a light pole, witnesses said.

A passenger was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The driver ran away, leaving a trail of blood on the sidewalk, according to witnesses.

The Westminster Police Department urged anyone with information to give them a call at 714- 898-3315.