High-speed crash into building, hydrant shreds car in half

- A man was killed in a solo-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Canoga Park.

The crash was reported about 2:45 a.m. in the area of Sherman Way and De Soto Avenue, according to the watch commander at the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Bureau.

The car sheared a fire hydrant and then slammed into a building before breaking in half, the watch commander said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, he said. The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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