Woman killed, 2 other people injured in violent crash at Paramount intersection

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and firefighter-paramedics responded after a fatal two-vehicle crash in Paramount on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and firefighter-paramedics responded after a fatal two-vehicle crash in Paramount on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.
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PARAMOUNT, Calif. (KABC) -- A 47-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured when a pickup truck and a car collided Saturday morning at an intersection in Paramount, authorities said.

The violent crash was reported shortly before 4 a.m. at Rosecrans and Orange avenues, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Firefighter-paramedics pronounced a woman dead at the scene. The Los Angeles County coroner's office later identified her as Amalia Rosas of Compton.

Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to a hospital for treatment. Their ages and genders were not available.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department investigators were trying to determine who was at fault in the incident and whether speed or alcohol were a factor.