Man Killed in Crash of SUV and Big Rig in Lancaster

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LANCASTER (CNS) - A man described as "elderly" was killed when his compact SUV crashed into a big rig in Lancaster, authorities said Monday.

The crash was reported at 8:55 p.m. Sunday on Avenue D (SR-138) and 85th Street West, California Highway Patrol Officer S. Lough told City News Service.

The "elderly" man inside the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene, Lough said. No other injuries were reported.

A news videographer at the scene said the man was driving a silver Honda CRV eastbound on Avenue D when he tried to overtake a car in front of his and collided with the semi, which went off the road into a field.

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