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9-Year-Old Boy Killed In Palmdale Crash On 14 Freeway

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A 9-year-old boy was ejected from a vehicle and killed in a solo-vehicle Palmdale crash on the 14 Freeway Monday evening.

The crash incident was reported at about 10:50 p.m. Monday near Avenue N on the northbound 14 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

A motorist veered into the center divider, then tried to reenter the freeway at approximately 65 miles per hour, according to investigators.

The vehicle overturned after the driver lost control, went across all lanes of traffic, and hit a dirt embankment, according to CHP officials.

A 9-year-old boy, of California City, was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene, according to investigators.

The name of the victim is unknown pending notification of next of kin by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.

The 56-year-old driver suffered minor injuries and a 28-year-old woman riding in the car had moderate injuries, according to the CHP.

A 1-year-old boy and a 1-month-old boy, both in the vehicle, also suffered minor injuries, investigators said.

Alcohol or drugs were not considered to be factors in the crash, according to CHP officials.

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Vehicle Crashes Into Sand Canyon Fire Station 132, No Injuries Reported

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A vehicle crashed into Sand Canyon Fire Station 132, resulting in damage to the building and no injuries.

The incident was reported at about 8:13 a.m. Thursday on the 29300 block of Sand Canyon Road in Canyon Country, according to Marvin Lim, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“The vehicle did impact the structure, it was our fire station,” Lim said. “It was a civilian vehicle.”

Inspectors with the City of Santa Clarita Department of Building and Safety were requested to determine the structural integrity of the station, according to Fire officials.

Southern California Gas Company officials were also dispatched due to the close proximity of the crash to a gas line.

As of 8:45 a.m. Thursday, the extent of the damage is unknown, according to Lim.

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Two Ejected From Vehicle After Acton Crash On Angeles Forest Highway

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Two people were ejected from a vehicle and airlifted to the hospital after an Acton crash on Angeles Forest Highway Tuesday evening. 

The crash was reported just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near Angeles Forest Highway and Mount Emma Road, according to Supervisor Bernard Peters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

“We went out to a rollover crash, with multiple people ejected,” Peters said.

Upon arrival, firefighters found two victims ejected from the vehicle and two others injured, according to the dispatch supervisor. 

Copter 16 with L.A. County Fire Air Operations responded to the incident and airlifted two people, according to fire officials.

Two additional people were transported to Antelope Valley Hospital via ambulance, Peters said.

Mount Emma Road is temporarily closed in both directions, according to California Highway Patrol logs. 

The conditions of the victims are unknown as of Tuesday. 

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SCV Sheriff’s Station Motor Deputy Hospitalized After Crash With Big Rig

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A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station motor deputy was hospitalized after a crash with a big rig Wednesday morning.

The incident was reported at about 7:20 a.m. Wednesday near McBean Parkway and Creekside Drive, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The deputy was conducting routine patrol checks while driving westbound on Creekside Road, when he collided with a semi-truck traveling eastbound attempting to make a turn into a business, according to Deputy Arriaga, spokesperson for the station.

The driver of the semi-truck remained on scene and was cooperative with traffic investigators, Arriaga said.

“We ask that you keep the deputy in your thoughts and prayers,” she added.

Two people were transported to a local hospital, according to Fire officials.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

SCV Sheriff’s Station Capt. Justin Diez said the motorcycle deputy is in “serious, but stable condition.”

Residents are encouraged to avoid the area as the investigation continues.

Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.

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