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News Release

Friday, May 13, 2005

Media Relations

16 Year-Old Girl Dies in Traffic Collision

Los Angeles: On May 12, 2005, at about 3:40 p.m., a 16-year-old girl was killed in a traffic collision in Woodland Hills.

The 16-year-old was driving a 1997 Nissan Sentra southbound Topanga Canyon Boulevard in the area of Collins Avenue when she collided into the rear of a parked pickup truck. The Nissan Sentra continued in a southwest direction and collided with a tree and then a pedestrian.

The 16-year-old driver was transported to a local hospital where she died as a result of her injuries. The 35-year-old pedestrian was treated for minor injuries. Two minor passengers in the Nissan Sentra were also treated for minor injuries.

For further information, please contact Valley Traffic Division Detective Huerta at 818-756-8391.