LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A Palmdale man was one of three robbery suspects killed when the vehicle they were in rolled over and crashed at the end of a police pursuit in Echo Park last week.
The crash occurred at 4:03 a.m., Friday on the Rampart Boulevard off-ramp of the northbound Hollywood (101) Freeway, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Drake Madison said.
“The pursuit started at 4 a.m. and ended three minutes later,” he said.
Firefighters worked to free the suspects from the wreckage. Three were pronounced dead at the scene and a fourth was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire
The coroner’s office released the suspects’ identities Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Jumanee Buard, 27, of Palmdale; Deron Calhoun, 29, of Las Vegas; and Jeffrey Owens, 29, whose place of residence was unknown, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
The suspects were wanted for robbery, according to the LAPD.