NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA) – A well-known University of Kentucky basketball player was killed in a two-vehicle crash Thursday.
It happened around 2 p.m. in Northridge. The Los Angeles Police Department said the incident was captured on a nearby security camera.
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According to police, Terrence Clarke was driving a car traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Winnetka Avenue when he approached a red light off of Nordhoff Street. Police said Clarke drove through the red light and collided with another car attempting to make a left turn in the intersection.
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Clarke’s vehicle continued on to hit a light pole before crashing into a brick wall, officers said. Clarke was taken to Northridge Hospital Medical Center where he died.
Clarke was a guard on the Kentucky Wildcats and participated in the men’s Champions Classic college basketball games.
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There were no other injuries reported in the crash.