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Woman killed when car crashes into LA apartment building

July 3, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was apparently in her bed was killed when a car slammed into a Los Angeles apartment building.

The approximately 45-year-old woman died before dawn Wednesday at the scene about 5 miles (8 kilometers) south of downtown.

Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Lopez says a 4-year-old boy in the unit suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital,

The car’s female driver and a male passenger had to be extricated from the wreck and were in critical condition when they were transported to the hospital.

The crash occurred around 5 a.m. and ignited a small fire that was quickly extinguished by firefighters.

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