Speeding driver kills pedestrian, hits 6 cars in Buena Park

BUENA PARK, Calif.

Police initially received reports of a speeding driver, traveling 100 mph, heading eastbound in the westbound lanes of La Palma Avenue around 7 p.m.

The driver later ran a red light and a hit a woman who was walking in the area. The car then crossed into the opposite lanes and hit at least six vehicles.

The female victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The wrong-way driver was also transported, his or her condition remains unknown. Investigators were working to determine whether alcohol played a role in the incident.

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