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7-year-old girl killed in DUI crash into South LA home identified

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A 7-year-old girl was killed, and four others critically injured when a car crashed into a home in South Los Angeles.

A 7-year-old girl killed after a woman accused of driving drunk slammed into a South Los Angeles home was identified Monday morning.

Angelina Lynn Naranjo was one of four children in a car that was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed and struck the house Sunday night.

The crash happened in the 700 block of East 93rd Street at about 5:45 p.m, according to the Los Angeles Police Department South Traffic Division.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was the first to the scene and said they found all four children scattered across the lawn and a woman trapped behind the wheel of the car. Investigators were trying to determine if the occupants of the vehicle had their seat belts on.

Fire officials said the 7-year-old was dead when they arrived at the scene.

Three boys, believed to be ages 18 months, 4 years and 6 years old, were rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

The female driver, believed to be 36 years old, was also rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Officials confirmed the four children were inside the car at the time of the crash, but witnesses rushed to pull them out of the vehicle and performed first aid until paramedics could arrive.

Police said the driver was expected to be booked for driving under the influence.

No one inside the home was hurt, according to police.

The LAPD was investigating the cause of the crash and said an investigation was ongoing.
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