Car Hits House in Lomita

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    The driver of the vehicle died at the scene, according to officials.

    A driver died after their car hit a house in Lomita Monday afternoon, according to fire officials.

    The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at 475 Braun Ave. in a residential area.

    Officials said the 85-year-old driver was traveling about 60 mph and struck a street light before slamming into a structure. The driver was later declared dead.

    Police are unsure if the cause of death was because of the collision, or if a medical issue beforehand had an effect on the driver. Officials said it does not appear as though alcohol was involved.

    Witnesses who lives next door to crash site said the car was going 70 to 80 mph.

    No one inside the home was injured.

    Check back for updates on this story.

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