Lake Forest: Fiery Crash Leaves One Dead

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02.13.2022 | 2:34 PM | LAKE FOREST – Oner person was killed in a fiery car crash, Sunday afternoon.

The fiery crash was reported on El Toro Road east of Pheasant Creek around 2:35 PM.

When authorities arrived they located a single vehicle that had collided with the center divider before striking a tree and catching fire.

The driver of the vehicle was trapped in the vehicle as it burned and later pronounced deceased.

The circumstances surrounding the crash remain under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the fiery crash is urged to contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Department by calling (949) 206-6100.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

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