LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – One person was killed and a second was hurt after a Range Rover crashed into a tree in the Exposition Park neighborhood near USC overnight Wednesday.
The crash occurred in the 460 block of West Exposition Boulevard at 12:10 a.m. Thursday, just on the right side of the USC campus.READ MORE: Strong Santa Ana Winds Expected To Blow Into Los Angeles Area Tonight
According to Los Angeles police, the Range Rover was traveling south on Figueroa Street when the driver lost control and struck a curb, sending the SUV slamming into a palm tree, police said.READ MORE: LA City Council Gives Preliminary Approves $5 Hazard Pay For Grocery Store Workers
One person died at the scene and a second was rushed to a hospital with unknown injuries, police said. No names were released.MORE NEWS: Fans Missing Disneyland Can Buy Tickets To Dine At California Adventure Park Starting March 18
It’s unclear at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.