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1 driver dead after Northridge car race

May 11, 2008 12:21:44 AM PDT
An apparent car race turns deadly in Northridge Saturday night.Witnesses say one of the two cars racing on the 19000 block of Roscoe went out of control and crashed at about 7:15 p.m.

According to witnesses, a car veered across oncoming traffic, struck a utility pole and ended up on the sidewalk.

Firefighters had to extricate the driver, who was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The driver of the second car fled the scene.


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