1 Dead After Box Truck Pins Vehicle in Fiery Front Yard Crash

A box truck and an SUV collided and sparked a fire in a North Hills front yard, leaving one dead and two hurt.

The crash happened at 10:26 a.m. at Lassen Street and Hayvenhurst Avenue in North Hills, police said.

One person died, Los Angeles fire officials said. One man was treated at the scene, and another was taken to the hospital.

Aerial footage showed the charred front end of a box truck pinning the carcass of a truck into the front yard of a home. Firefighters were spraying water from a hose onto the wreck.

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