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Fatal Collision: Car Strikes Building, Pedestrian Killed in Vermont Square Incident

Car accident in Los Angeles

A fatal incident occurred on Tuesday in Vermont Square, Los Angeles, when a pedestrian was struck and trapped between a vehicle and a building.

Emergency services were dispatched to the 1300 block of W. 46th Street, in the vicinity of Normandie Avenue, following reports of the collision at approximately 4:30 p.m. On arrival, first responders discovered the individual in critical condition, wedged between an SUV and the wall of a two-story structure.

Despite the swift response from the Los Angeles Fire Department, the victim, whose identity remains undisclosed pending family notification, was declared deceased at the scene.

Investigators are working to determine the sequence of events leading up to the catastrophic crash, while the status of the driver involved has yet to be confirmed. The investigation is ongoing and details surrounding the cause of the accident have not been released.

The collision’s impact prompted concerns over the structural stability of the edifice struck by the SUV. Specialists from the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety were summoned to evaluate potential damages to the property.

Source: CBS Los Angeles