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Multi-car crash leaves 1 dead, 4 hospitalized in Santa Clarita

One person was killed and four others injured during a two-car crash in Santa Clarita late Saturday. 

The crash happened a little before 11:30 p.m. near Sand Canyon Road and the Sierra Highway, according to California Highway Patrol officers. 

While circumstances leading up to the crash remain unclear, they say that a black truck, which was speeding, collided with a white SUV, leaving one person dead and four others hospitalized. 

Their conditions remain unclear. 

The deceased victim was identified as 30-year-old Maritza Martinez by the Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner. 

No further information was provided. 

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