A person was killed in a traffic crash in Pomona, authorities said Thursday.

Police received a call about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday of an injury traffic crash in the area of Towne Avenue north of Foothill Boulevard, according to a statement from the Pomona Police Department.

The first officers on scene found a victim down in lanes of traffic and a person who reported having driven the car that hit the victim, the statement said.

Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics treated the victim at the scene, but the injuries were so severe the victim could not be revived and was pronounced dead, police said. The victim’s name and gender were not immediately released. The cause of the collision is under investigation.

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