Fatal Crash Follows Hit-and-Run in Valley Village

By Kim Baldonado
|  Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013  |  Updated 9:42 PM PDT
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The driver of a white Lexus, at right, died after getting into a multicar crash with the driver of a town car who police said was fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run when the fatal collision happened. Kim Baldonado reports from Valley Village for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on March 27, 2013.

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The driver of a white Lexus, at right, died after getting into a multicar crash with the driver of a town car who police said was fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run when the fatal collision happened. Kim Baldonado reports from Valley Village for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on March 27, 2013.

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While fleeing the scene of a collision, a town car driver crashed into two vehicles in a Valley Village intersection, killing one of the drivers, authorities said.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. Thursday near West Magnolia Boulevard and Fulton Avenue.

Before the fatal multi-car crash, the town car driver rear-ended a car and drove away. Police said the driver ran a red light and slammed into the door of a Lexus and also crashed into a minivan.

The Lexus driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The town car driver ws taken to the hospital with minor injuries and has been booked.

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