In a car accident that occurred in Southern California, one man was killed while driving a passenger vehicle on Highway 46 Thursday morning. The fatal Los Angeles accident involved a passenger vehicle and a truck. The man killed in the accident has been identified as Thomas William Corell, aged 5, of Playa Vista near Los Angeles. According to reports from California Highway Patrol, Corell was headed westbound on Highway 46 when, for reasons unknown, his vehicle, a Volvo 550I, drifted into the opposing lanes. Corell’s vehicle landed in front of a tractor-trailer, causing the head-on car accident and Corell’s immediate death.

Mladen Kmpotic, identified as 45-year-old truck driver of Ontario, Canada, sustained minor injuries in the Los Angeles accident.

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