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1 dead, 1 rescued from wrecked car in Angeles National Forest

September 29, 2011 |  9:15 pm

Car Crash victim Angeles National Forest
Los Angeles County firefighters Thursday night helped rescue a victim and pronounced another person dead from a car accident that apparently occurred several days ago in the Angeles National Forest.

The survivor was airlifted by helicopter to a hospital from the site on Lake Hughes Road in the vicinity of Warm Springs Mountain, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

The department said it was told by people at the scene that the car had crashed five days ago.

The name and condition of the victim was not known. The person was initially spotted by family members who had formed a search party, according to a report by KTLA-TV Channel 5.

No other details were immediately available.


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Photo: Car crash survivor being taken to a hospital. Credit: KTLA-TV Channel 5