A passenger in an SUV died Thursday morning after the vehicle crashed into a parked semi-truck in Lake Forest.
Authorities were called around 5:15 a.m. to the area of Lake Forest Drive and Regency Lane after the SUV driver crashed into the truck on Lake Forest Drive, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said.
The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene,said Sheriff’s spokeswoman Carrie Braun. The SUV driver was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.
Lake Forest Drive was closed in all directions between Regency Lane and Vista Terrace for several hours Thursday morning while authorities investigated. Details on the cause of the crash were not immediately available. The passenger’s ID was not immediately available.