Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A 25-year-old Los Angeles woman was killed Thursday in an alcohol-related, two-vehicle crash on the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway in the Willowbrook area.

The victim was identified by the coroner’s officer as Karen Salazar, who died at the scene.

She was driving a 2007 Toyota Yaris westbound on the freeway east of Central Avenue about 2:15 a.m. when her car veered from the far left lane into the right shoulder wall, then traveled across all lanes into the concrete center divider, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The Toyota became disabled in the carpool lane, where it was struck by a westbound 2013 Ford Fusion driven by a  24-year-old Hawthorne man, the CHP reported.

The impact caused fatal injuries to Salazar.

The driver of the Ford, identified as Brandon Bradley, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to Gardena Memorial Hospital for chemical testing, according to the CHP.

He was ultimately booked on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter, the CHP reported.

Bradley was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail at the Inmate Reception Center in downtown Los Angeles and is due in court in Compton on Monday, according to sheriff’s online inmate records.

The crash shut down all westbound lanes at one point, with traffic diverted off the freeway at Wilmington Avenue.

All lanes were reopened at 6:10 a.m., the CHP reported.

— Wire reports 

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