Westlake Fatal Crash


LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A woman fleeing the scene of a “shots fired” call in the Westlake area was killed when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a
telephone pole, a police officer said today. The woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was going southbound in the 400 block of Witmer Street at 10:50 p.m. Saturday when she left the roadway and hit the telephone pole, said Officer Liliana Preciado of the LAPD’s Media Relations Section. It was unclear whether this traffic fatality was related to a nearby shooting at 9:55 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of South Rampart Boulevard, where two people were wounded. The two shooting victims were taken to an area hospital, where their wounds were believed to be non-life threatening.