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Car slams into tree in El Monte; 1 killed

An El Monte Police Department vehicle is parked behind crime tape near the scene of a fatal car crash in El Monte on Monday, July 29, 2013.

July 29, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
One person was killed when a car crashed into a tree in El Monte early Monday morning.

Officials say the collision occurred at Kings Row around 3 a.m.

One person was found dead at the scene.

Santa Anita Avenue was closed around the area following the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.