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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.

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