16-year-old Jennifer Perla, was on her way to the prom last night when the SUV she was traveling in rolled over on the Southbound 110 freeway. Perla who is from Encino, was ejected from the car and died at the scene of the crash.

Perla, a softmore at Taft High School in Encino was headed to the California Science Center near downtown Los Angeles, where the prom was being held.

Perla was among eight total passengers traveling in the SUV. The other seven were taken to nearby LAC USC County Medical Center and are expected to survive. Preliminary reports suggest that the driver of the SUV made an unsafe lane change that caused the car to overturn and rollover>

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