Fatal car crash leaves 1 dead in San Pedro

A vehicle is seen crushed after a violent crash killed one person in San Pedro early Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.

Authorities are investigating a fatal traffic collision that left one person dead in San Pedro early Saturday.

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. at the 1500 block of S. Gaffey Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department Harbor Division.

Police said a Toyota Scion was traveling southbound on Gaffey Street when it attempted to turn on 16th street and slammed into a BMW.

The passenger in the Scion was pronounced dead at the scene, and both drivers and three other passengers were transported to nearby hospitals.

Alcohol or drugs were believed to be a factor in the collision. Both drivers have been taken into custody.

DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as soon as they become available.
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