A man whose car crashed into a light pole was killed on Saturday near the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area near South El Monte, authorities said.
The silver Honda sedan crashed into a pole on southbound Rosemead Boulevard at 3:43 p.m. Saturday near the on-ramp to the westbound Pomona (60) Freeway, California Highway Patrol Officer Stephan Brandt said.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Brandt said.
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The CHP issued an advisory, warning that southbound Rosemead Boulevard traffic would be affected in the area due to the wreckage and downed pole, he said.