VERNON (CBSLA.com) — A man was killed and another was injured when a van struck a power pole in Vernon, authorities said Monday.
It was reported at 11:41 p.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of Vernon Avenue, Vernon police Sgt. Brandon Gray said.READ MORE: 'I'm Ready': Karen Bass Makes It Official -- She's Running For LA Mayor
The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver, who was injured, was taken to a hospital.
“We suspect DUI is involved,” he said. Power lines did not come down from the impact.READ MORE: Vandenberg To Launch 2,000th Rocket Monday
Vernon Avenue was closed between Santa Fe Avenue and Alameda Street for the investigation, Gray said.
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