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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Tuesday July 3rd, 2018 :: 09:03 p.m. PDT


Four Killed in Fatal Two Vehicle Collision

Earlier today at 1015 hours, Palmdale Deputies responded to a call of a two vehicle traffic collision on Sierra Highway just north of Avenue O, in the city of Palmdale.

The preliminary facts of this investigation indicate that a family of 4 in a 1997 Kia Sephia were traveling northbound on Sierra Highway when for an unknown reason their vehicle veered across the center divider and was struck by an Antelope Valley Transit Authority Van in the number 1 southbound lane of Sierra Highway. The vehicle crossed over the double yellow lines prior to being struck and came to rest along the dirt shoulder. The driver of the “AVTA” van was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital where he is currently being treated for his injuries. A female child in the Kia vehicle was also transported to Antelope Valley Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

A female adult, male adult and female child were pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles County Fire Department as a result of their injuries.

Palmdale Station Traffic Scene Investigators led by Detective Quemuel arrived on scene. Sierra Highway was closed from Avenue O to Avenue N during the collision scene investigation which concluded at approximately 1910 hours.

Written By: Detective Quemel
Traffic Investigator
PalmdaleSheriff Station
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

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Palmdale, CA 93550

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