Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Man killed when car plunges over Angeles Crest Highway embankment

A man was killed Wednesday when his car plunged over an embankment on Angeles Crest Highway, sheriff's officials said.

Deputies received a call around 6 a.m. about the crash near mile marker 31, officials said. The Montrose Search and Rescue team found the body of the man in his early 40s.

No drugs or alcohol were found, said Lt. Angela Shepherd of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department's Crescenta Valley station. No other information was immediately available.


Hantavirus outbreak at Yosemite called 'unprecedented'

USC denies trying to 'taunt' UCLA with Matt Barkley billboard

LAPD officers slammed 'defenseless' woman in Tujunga, lawyer says

-- Melissa Leu

Follow Melissa Leu on Twitter and Google+.

Comments () | Archives (0)


Recommended on Facebook


In Case You Missed It...


About L.A. Now
L.A. Now is the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news section for Southern California. It is produced by more than 80 reporters and editors in The Times’ Metro section, reporting from the paper’s downtown Los Angeles headquarters as well as bureaus in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Ventura and West Los Angeles.
Have a story tip for L.A. Now?
Please send to newstips@latimes.com
Can I call someone with news?
Yes. The city desk number is (213) 237-7847.


Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: