Los Angeles County Fire Department

One Person Killed in Acton Crash

A passenger was taken to a trauma center and is expected to survive.

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A man was killed early Monday morning in a fatal solo vehicle crash in Acton, authorities said.

The crash, which occurred near Forest View and Peakland roads, was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 12:15 a.m., said CHP Officer Dion Conley. The location is along the 14 Freeway.

The man, who was in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:31 a.m., according to the L.A. County Medical Examiner's Office. His identity was not immediately released, pending family notification.

Paramedics took one patient to a trauma center, LA County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Michael Pitman said. That patient, a passenger, was expected to survive, McCracken said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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