Car Plunges 200 Feet off North Angeles Forest Highway

LA County Sheriff's Department - SEB

One person died Saturday when a vehicle plunged about 200 feet off the North Angeles Forest Highway, authorities said.

The crash was reported at 1:34 p.m. on the North Angeles Forest Highway at the Hidden Spring Picnic Ground in Monkey Canyon, Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Ron Haralson said.

Firefighters and Urban Search and Rescue teams arrived at the scene at 2:07 p.m., Haralson said.

Rescuers were lowered with ropes to the wreckage, where they found one person dead, he said.

Rescuers waited for Los Angeles County coroner's officials before removing the body from the wreckage.

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