LANCASTER, Calif. -- Authorities say a driver who ran a red light has caused a crash that killed four people and two dogs in Lancaster.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a witness reported that a Toyota Avalon ran a light just after noon Wednesday in the city north of Los Angeles.
The Toyota struck a Volkswagen Jetta. A man and two women were thrown out of the Jetta. Two died at the scene and a third was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The Toyota driver also died at a hospital.
Two dogs in the Jetta also were killed.