ANTELOPE VALLEY – A 51-year-old Lancaster woman was killed Thursday night after her sport utility vehicle crossed into the wrong lane, ran off the road and flipped into a dirt field, authorities said.
The fatal single-vehicle crash happened around 9:25 p.m., Thursday on Avenue O, just east of 145th Street East, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
Vicki Baines-Johnson* was speeding eastbound on Avenue O, in a 2005 Honda SUV, when her vehicle traveled across the westbound lane and onto the north dirt shoulder, the CHP report states.
The SUV flipped several times before coming to rest on its left side in a dirt field, according to the report.
Baines-Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
The collision remains under investigation.
*Name released by the Los Angeles County Coroners Office.