PALMDALE (CBSLA) — A 65-year-old woman walking her dog was killed and six teenagers were detained Wednesday night after a high-speed pursuit in Palmdale ended in a crash.

June 24, 2020. (CBSLA)

“This is something that you don’t expect,” Juan Cabrera, whose mom lives next door to the victim, said. “She was home, and the impact got her up and outside to see what was going on.”

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According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the crash occurred at about 7:49 p.m. near East Avenue S and the 14 Freeway.

The sheriff’s department said deputies initially pursued the SUV in connection with a felony suspect who was considered armed and dangerous. However, deputies called off the chase because the driver was speeding dangerously.

Shortly after, the vehicle slammed into a woman who was walking her dog on a bike path. She died at the scene. Her name was not released.

The six teenagers who were in the SUV were taken into custody. Several of them may have been hurt in the crash, but the nature of their injuries were not confirmed.

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Investigators said they were looking into what they called “criminal activities” that were happening before the crash and were trying to find out if drugs or alcohol were involved in the fatal crash.

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“It’s horrible,” David Steele, a Palmdale resident, said. “Myself and my wife walk along here in the evenings. It’s just a real nice time to do it, and it’s tragic.”