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1 killed, 2 injured in L.A. crash of stolen Amazon delivery truck

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Posted at 12:57 PM, Feb 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-18 15:57:29-05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say one person is dead and two injured after a stolen Amazon delivery truck barreled into a building in South Los Angeles.

Authorities say the truck apparently was stolen during a delivery at around 2 p.m. Thursday and driven away before crashing into a parked car about a half-mile away and ending up on a sidewalk.

A street vendor was pinned between the truck and the building and died at the scene. Two other people received minor injuries.

Police say the driver fled but a witness followed him and called 911, leading to his arrest.