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A 69-year-old man was killed in a solo-vehicle crash in Long Beach, police said Sunday.

The crash occurred about 8 p.m. Saturday at Seventh Street and Park Avenue, Long Beach police said.

According to police, the victim was southbound on Park in a 1999 Toyota Tacoma and suddenly veered to the right, slamming into a traffic signal pole.

Responding officers found the driver being given CPR by witnesses. Paramedics took over and transported the man to a hospital, where he later died, LBPD said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to call LBPD detectives at 562-570-7355. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

—City News Service

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