Head-on crash in Agua Dulce leaves one dead

A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal.
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One person died in a head-on collision early Tuesday morning on Sierra Highway in Agua Dulce. 

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to reports of an expanded traffic collision just before 6:30 a.m. on Sierra Highway and Penman Road, near the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

“Two vehicles were involved and two patients were transported to the hospital; one patient was trapped,” said fire deparment spokeswoman Leslie Lua. 

The California Highway Patrol also responded to the crash scene that involved a silver Toyota Prius and a silver Toyota 4Runner, according to its traffic incident reports. 

“The person was not deceased on (the) scene; deceased at the hospital,” said CHP Officer Tony Polizzi, adding that an investigation into the head-on crash was still underway. 

A temporary SigAlert was issued in the area as a result of the crash. 

The age and gender of the person deceased and the other individual who was transported to a hospital were not immediately available, according to first responders. 

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