Bell teen killed in El Monte 605 Freeway crash

EL MONTE, Calif.

Ashley Garcia, 17, died after the car she was riding in veered off the freeway just south of Interstate 10. The driver, a 20-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with major injuries.

California Highway Patrol officials say the driver was speeding and lost control. The vehicle rolled over, crashed through a fence and ended up down an embankment.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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