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One killed, six injured in car crash on Pacific Coast Highway

August 3, 2011 |  7:49 am

A car crashed on Pacific Coast Highway just after midnight Wednesday, killing one person and injuring six others, authorities said.

One dead, six injured in car crash on PCH near Temescal Canyon Road The cause of the single-car wreck at 16000 Pacific Coast Highway near Temescal Canyon is being investigated. One passenger, a 30-year-old man, was killed.

Three others were critically injured: two women, 27 and 18, and a 1-year-old baby boy, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott.

Three other passengers suffered minor injuries, he said.


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Photo: Investigators at the scene of an accident where a car slammed into a pole on Pacific Coast Highway early Wednesday morning and burst into flames, killing a man and injuring six other people. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times