VALLEY VILLAGE (CBSLA.com) — The city of Valley Village is offering crisis counseling Saturday for victims, family members and residents following a tragic car crash that killed two good Samaritans.
On Wednesday night, a 19-year-old driver crashed his SUV into a fire hydrant and knocked down a street lamp in the 1200 block of Magnolia Boulevard, at Ben Avenue, near Laurel Canyon.
As a result, the live wires from the pole came in contact with the water from the hydrant.
Stacey Lee Schreiber, 39, and Irma Zamora, 40, were electrocuted and died when they rushed to help. Six others were injured.
Witnesses said the driver was racing with another car when the crash happened.
The Los Angeles Fire Department, the Los Angeles County Mental Health Emergency Response Team and the mayor’s Crisis Response Team is offering the counseling.
It starts at 1 p.m. at Fire Station 60 at 5320 Tujunga Avenue.
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