REDONDO BEACH, Calif. -- The coroner says two more people have died after a driver hit a group of pedestrians outside a Redondo Beach church. The death toll is now at three.
Eight adults, including the driver, and five children were injured.
According to police, the crash happened around 8 p.m. outside of St. James Catholic Church, where a Christmas performance had just ended.
A woman was driving a white Saturn northbound on Pacific Coast Highway through the intersection of Vincent Street when she ran a red light, struck the pedestrians, and slammed head-on into an SUV, police said.
The victims who died were identified as 36-year-old Martha Gaza, 87-year-old Saeko Matsumura and 81-year-old Mary Wilson, all of Torrance.
The driver, 56-year-old Margo Bronstein, was arrested for felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.
3 killed after driver hits crowd outside Redondo Beach church
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