Bruce Jenner involved in deadly multi-car crash, one person killed

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Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner was involved in a four-car collision on the weekend in which a woman was killed and several people were injured.

The accident, involving a Prius, a Lexus sedan, a Cadillac and a Hummer occurred on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California on Saturday afternoon.

The deadly pile-up occurred when the Prius suddenly came to a stop on the highway and was hit by the Lexus, which was in turn rear-ended by Jenner’s Cadillac, causing the Lexus to veer into oncoming Southbound traffic. The Lexus was then struck head-on by a Hummer.

Skid marks on the highway showed Jenner had also braked suddenly and veered to the right in an attempt to avoid the Lexus, a preliminary investigation has revealed.

The driver of the Lexus, 69-year-old Kim Howe, was killed at the scene. Five children and two adults involved were hospitalized with injuries.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Sergeant Philip Brooks said alcohol and drug use did not appear to be the cause of the incident, nor was speeding considered a factor. Jenner had been cooperating after passing a field sobriety test at the scene of the accident. He had also voluntarily submitted a blood sample to be tested for intoxication.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department is checking cell phone records from all four drivers to determine the exact cause of the crash.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Vehicles involved in the crash driving on Pacific Coast Highway
2. Lexus suddenly stopped on the highway
3. Lexus crashed into Prius
4. Jenner’s Cadillac rear-ended into the Lexus causing it to veered into oncoming traffic
5. Hummer crashed head-on into the Lexus
6. Crash aftermath

VOICEOVER (in English):

“The accident involving a Prius, a Lexus sedan, a Cadillac and a Hummer occurred on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu on Saturday afternoon.”

“The deadly pile-up occurred when the Prius came to a stop on the highway and was hit by the Lexus, which was then rear-ended by the Cadillac, causing the Lexus to veer into oncoming Southbound traffic.”

"The Lexus was then struck head-on by a Hummer.”

“The driver of the Lexus, 69-year-old Kim Howe, was killed at the scene. Several others were hospitalized with injuries.”

SOURCES: Reuters, CNN
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/08/us-usa-people-brucejenner-idUSKBN0LB0TP20150208
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/09/us-usa-people-brucejenner-idUSKBN0LC0TB20150209
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/02/08/entertainment/bruce-jenner-car-accident/index.html