1 killed, another seriously hurt after pursuit ends in crash in City of Industry

One person is dead and two others injured, one critically, after a pursuit with deputies ended in a horrific crash in the City of Industry Wednesday afternoon.

SkyFOX was over the crash scene on the 60 Freeway near South Workman Mill Road a little before 3:15 p.m. According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the crash killed one person and another suffered critical injuries.

Prior to the crash, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was in pursuit of a 2019 Nissan Sentra, the suspects were wanted for an armed robbery. 

According to statement from California Highway Patrol, the suspects were driving the wrong way on Workman Mill Road when they collided head-on into a freightliner. 

The passenger in the suspect’s vehicle was killed on scene. He has since been identified as 27-year-old James Dringenberg.

The driver, Daisy Jerez, suffered major injuries and was arrested. The driver of the freightliner suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. 

It is not known if drugs or alcohol were a factor. The crash is under investigation. 

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