Crash Kills 1, Injures 2 in Westwood

One person was killed and two were injured Tuesday in a crash involving at least two vehicles in the Westwood area, officials said.

The crash was reported around 1:50 a.m. near the intersection of Wilshire and Beverly Glen boulevards, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two were transported to a hospital in unknown condition, police said.

The person who died was a passenger in the front seat. The name of the dead person, described only as a male, was withheld until family notification, the coroner's office reported.

The crash involved a Chevrolet Camaro and a van. A witness said the Camaro was moving at a high rate of speed. Police were still investigating if speed was a factor.

The cause of the crash was unknown.

The intersection was shut down until further notice, police said.

Oleevia Woo contributed to this report.

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