Speed was a factor in a crash Monday that killed two people in Pomona, according to investigators.
The deceased victims' 1995 Nissan Maxima collided with a 2008 Infiniti G37s at about 2 a.m. on Holt Avenue. The Nissan then crashed into a pole, split in two and burst into flames.
The Infiniti had been reported stolen, according to police. The 26-year-old female driver was arrested and booked for investigation of auto theft.
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She was at Pomona City Jail early Monday.
The crash occurred on Holt Avenue, just east of Garey Avenue at 1:42 a.m., said Pomona police Lt. Mike Olivieri. The driver of the Maxima was entering the driveway a fast-food restaurant when it was struck by the driver of the Infiniti, investigators said.
"It looks like speed was a factor,'' said Olivieri. "We have a person from the other car that we're talking to."
A preliminary investigation indicated the Infiniti was eastbound on Holt Avenue at a high rate of speed. The Nissan was making a left turn into the restaurant when it was struck, police said.
No one else was hurt. Holt Avenue was closed for more than seven hours during the investigation.