HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — One person was killed in a solo-vehicle crash in Hollywood early Tuesday morning.
The accident happened on Highland Avenue near Melrose Avenue just before 4:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.READ MORE: Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert For Thursday Due To Heat Wave, Extended To Friday Lafayette Shon Whaley Ordered To Stand Trial In Shooting Of Lady Gaga's Dog Walker
According to police, the unidentified driver lost control of the vehicle which rolled over, hit the center divider and collided with a tree. The car then caught on fire.
Highland Avenue was closed between Melrose and Orange Drive as authorities investigated the crash.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating Shooting Near Eagle Rock Dispensary
The cause of the accident is under investigation.