INDUSTRY (CBSLA.com) — A man was killed Sunday after his vehicle crashed into a building.
According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, crews were sent around 1:45 a.m. for report of a vehicle into a building in the 15400 block of Valley Boulevard.
Deputies from the Industry Sheriff's Station arrived on scene, and located the vehicle that struck a restaurant located in a strip mall.
The restaurant was closed at the time of the crash, but other businesses that were open were evacuated until shortly after 6:00 a.m.
Officials said they believe the driver lost control of his vehicle, and hit a meter outside the building, which ruptured the gas line.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.
No other injuries were reported.
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