A 27-year-old man from Los Angeles and a 20-year-old woman from Buena Park died after being ejected from their car in a two-vehicle crash in South Los Angeles, authorities said Thursday.

The victims were in a Ford Mustang traveling southbound on Avalon Boulevard at Rosecrans Avenue at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday when the man made a left turn onto eastbound Rosecrans directly into the path of a black Toyota Tacoma traveling northbound on Avalon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The front end of the Toyota collided with the passenger side of the Mustang, causing the car to go out of control and hit a metal signal pole on the northeast corner of the intersection, ejecting the man and woman in the Mustang onto the sidewalk, the CHP reported.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified by the coroner’s office as Taylor Coates. The man was taken to a hospital where he died, the CHP said.

His name was withheld, pending notification of kin.

The driver of the Toyota, a 24-year-old man from Los Angeles, was not seriously injured.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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