A Palmdale 16-year-old girl killed when a drunk driver drove his car into apartment

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When deputies arrived, they found the SUV embedded in the building. The driver Robert Rodriguez, 20, was of Palmdale and he was driving under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested at the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station and was being held on $100,000 bail. He was driving a sport utility vehicle, a Nissan Pathfinder, at roughly 80 miles per hour (129 km per hour) when the accident occurred. Apartments nearby the crash scene were evacuated because the building’s foundation must be examined. “The driver was at a high rate of speed and either tried to turn or lost control, impacted the curb and went into the apartment building,” Sergeant David Sauer of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told to the media. The toxicology report is supposed to confirm he was drunk, as preliminary investigation indicated. Many people commented on Twitter after this tragedy. “These people are very dangerous to public safety” wrote one of them”.

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