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Woman killed in Huntington Beach car crash

November 6, 2011 | 11:09 am

An 82-year-old woman was killed and her husband injured in a car crash in Huntington Beach, police said Sunday.

Esther Kumasaka was a passenger in a 2002 Honda Acura that was hit by a Jeep Wrangler on Adams Avenue at Bushard Street around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, officials said. She died at the scene, according to Huntington Beach police. 

Kumasaka's husband, the driver of the Honda, was in stable condition at UC Irvine Medical Center, police said. His name was not immediately available.

The driver of the Jeep, a 33-year-old woman who was not identified, was treated at the scene for leg  pain and released after speaking with investigators, police said. An investigation of the collision is continuing.


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