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Driver, 61, Killed After Crashing Into Torrance Light Pole

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TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Saturday continued to investigate a collision that claimed the life of a 61-year-old woman whose car struck a light pole in Torrance.

The victim was traveling westbound on Lomita Boulevard about 11 p.m. Friday when she veered off the road and crashed into a light pole.

Torrance police Sgt. Chris Kozak said in a department statement that woman — the sole occupant of the vehicle — was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her identity has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact the Torrance Police Department’s Traffic Division at (310) 618-5557.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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