Driver killed in single-car wreck in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (KABC) -- A driver was killed after he crashed his vehicle into a pole in Hawthorne early Tuesday morning, police said.

The crash, which was first reported around 4:30 a.m., occurred near 136th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard.

The circumstances behind the crash remain unclear, but police said no other cars were involved in the wreck.

The identity of the deceased driver was not immediately released. The crash was under investigation.

Authorities said Hawthorne Boulevard in the area would be shut down until at least 10 a.m.
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