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Los Angeles driver speeding through intersection kills 5, including pregnant woman, in fiery crash

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Five people are dead after a car crash in West Los Angeles on Thursday. (KTTV-TV) Five people have reportedly been killed and eight have been hospitalized as a result of a fiery car crash in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday afternoon.

The crash involved six to seven vehicles, three of which caught on fire, and took place at the busy intersection of South La Brea Avenue and Slauson Avenue in the Windsor Hills area of West Los Angeles at 1:30 p.m., KTTV-TV reported.A pregnant woman and her unborn fetus, an infant child, and two other adults were killed in the crash and the fire that ensued.

Officials believe that a Mercedes-Benz traveling at a high rate of speed ran a red light and started the crash.LOS ANGELES SHOOTING DURING POSSIBLE ROBBERY OUTSIDE CASINO LEAVES ONE PERSON WOUNDEDImages from the scene show two burned vehicles, one of which was split in half and appears to have crashed into a pole.

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