PALMDALE – Authorities have identified a female motorist who was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Palmdale late Friday night.
She was 46-year-old Karen Roseberry of Palmdale, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner.
The fatal crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, on State Highway 138 and East Avenue T, according to the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
Roseberry was driving a 2017 red Kia Sportage eastbound on Avenue T when she failed to stop for the red traffic signal and sideswiped the front bumper of a 2016 Mack Semi Truck that was turning from Highway 138 onto Pearblossom Highway, the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station reported. Roseberry lost control of her Kia Sportage and collided with a black GMC Terrain that was driving northbound on Fort Tejon Road, according to the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
Roseberry was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call Palmdale Sheriff’s Station Detective Knutson at 661-272-2596.