HAWTHORNE, Calif. – A Lyft driver was killed Friday morning after his car was broadsided by the vehicle of a suspected drunken driver in Hawthorne, police said.
The crash happened shortly before 3 a.m. at the intersection of 120th Street and Doty Avenue, according to a statement by Lt. Ti Goetz of the Hawthorne Police Department, Los Angeles Times reported.
The man was driving a 2015 black Ford Fusion, heading west on 120th Street, when his vehicle was struck by a 2003 red Infiniti coup, authorities said.
Los Angeles County Fire paramedics pronounced the driver dead at the scene. He was identified as 21-year-old Thor Anderson of Compton by the Los Angeles County coroner.