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A devastating two-car collision occurred yesterday evening at approximately 6:45 PM, at the intersection of Ridge Street and Artesia Boulevard, in the heart of Redondo Beach.

A southbound vehicle, driven by an adult female, was tragically struck as she was crossing the intersection at Artesia Blvd. Unfortunately, she did not survive the impact and was declared deceased at the scene.

Eyewitnesses report a harrowing scene where the other vehicle, driven by a male in his 20s, was recklessly speeding at estimates of between 80 to 100 mph. Rescue teams swiftly arrived at the scene, and the male driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was rushed to a nearby hospital where his current medical condition remains unknown.

Local residents have expressed concerns about the safety of the intersection in the past. This tragic incident underscores the necessity for all drivers to adhere to speed limits and prioritize safety over haste.

Redondo Beach Police Department is conducting an in-depth investigation into the incident. They are appealing to any witnesses who might have seen the accident or have any relevant information to come forward.

As the community grapples with this tragic loss, it serves as a grim reminder of the importance of safe driving habits and the severe consequences that can result from reckless behavior on the road.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the deceased during this challenging time.

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