Pedestrian killed in South LA 2-car crash

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A pedestrian was killed and two others were injured after a two-car crash sheared a fire hydrant in South Los Angeles on Monday.

The collision was reported about 11:15 a.m. in the 5900 block of S. Vermont Avenue, according to Los Angeles Fire Department officials.

Two vehicles collided and sheared a fire hydrant on the northeast corner of the area. One of the vehicles involved in the crash struck and killed the pedestrian, according to authorities. Two others, including a woman behind the wheel of one of the cars, were also hurt.

The northbound side of Vermont Avenue was closed for a time Monday as officials investigated the cause of the collision.
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