Man, Woman Killed in Crash in Sylmar

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SYLMAR (CNS) - Two pedestrians were killed after a vehicle crashed into them in Sylmar and Friday police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The crash was reported at 7:55 p.m. Thursday and Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to the area of Astoria Street and Foothill Boulevard where they learned the 35-year-old motorist was driving east on Foothill Boulevard when the crash occurred, LAPD Officer J. Chavez told City News Service.

The 40-year-old man, who was pushing a woman in a wheelchair, was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics.

The woman, who was taken to a hospital in critical condition, later died, according to Fox 11.

Chavez said the man who was driving the vehicle that struck the pedestrians remained at the scene.

KCAL reported the crash was not being investigated as a hit-and-run.

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