Deadly Crash Investigated as Possible Suicide

File photo.
File photo.
Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide Bureau as well as Coroner's officials were still on scene Monday morning at a fatality crash discovered along Angeles Crest Highway.

Homicide Bureau detectives and Coroner's investigators were out at the crash in the 11 a.m. hour. Authorities are treating the fatality as a possible suicide, said Lieutenant Angela Shepherd of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station.

Homicide Bureau investigators were not available to reveal more details of the crash, including how the vehicle was discovered and who the victim may be.

The California Highway Patrol, charged with investigating the traffic aspect of the crash, were also unavailable for comment.

Authorities did reveal, Sunday, that the vehicle was a white Toyota vehicle registered to a Lancaster resident.

California Highway Patrol officers were notified of the crash at 4:23 p.m. near mile marker 41.31, Sunday afternoon. Deputies from the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station as well as Montrose Search and Rescue members were dispatched to the scene.

Sheriff's broadcast traffic revealed the vehicle, a white Toyota Yaris, was about 400 feet over the side of the road.


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