Studio City, CA (March 2, 2023) – The California Highway Patrol has confirmed that 46-year-old Fredrik Avanesian has died as a result of the car crash that took place in Studio City on February 26.
Preliminary reports indicate that at approximately 2:45 p.m., at least two vehicles collided on the westbound side of the 101 Freeway.
The incident prompted multiple first responders to rush to the scene of the accident and block off the roadway in the area near Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
One person involved in the accident, identified as Avanesian, was fatally injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
One other person was transported to a local hospital for emergency treatment of injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
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