Authorities Monday identified a woman who was killed when her car crashed in Irwindale.
Margot Kruse, 81, of El Monte died at the scene of the crash that occurred about 5:36 a.m. Sunday on Lower Azusa Road, west of the San Gabriel Valley (605) Freeway overpass, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office and the Irwindale Police Department.
According to police, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruz was going eastbound on Lower Azusa Road when it crossed over the center divider and struck a utility pole on the north side of the street.
The circumstances of the single-vehicle crash were under investigation. Anyone with information on the case was urged to call police at 626-430-2244.
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