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1 Killed, 1 Injured In 3-Car Crash Near Van Nuys Airport

VAN NUYS (CBSLA) — One person was killed and another was injured Thursday night in a three-car crash in Van Nuys.

According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, three cars were involved in the collision in the 16400 block of West Vanowen Street, just outside of the Van Nuys Airport, at about 9:10 p.m.

The driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene after firefighters worked to free him from the car, and a second person was taken to the hospital in fair condition after being able to get out of one of the vehicles. A third person left the scene before fire crews arrived.

The cause of the crash was still under investigation.

Vanowen Street was closed for one block in both directions for the investigation.

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