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Woman fatally struck by DUI suspect while sleeping in her bed
Woman fatally struck by DUI suspect while sleeping in her bed

A 25-year-old man was arrested and booked on suspicion of DUI after authorities say he crashed into a Lancaster home and fatally struck a woman sleeping in her bed. Authorities say Aaron Daniel Benson, 25, was driving a silver Toyota Tacoma west on Avenue J-12 about 11 p.m. Sunday when he collided with several vehicles parked on both sides of the street. He then crashed into a home, striking a woman, whom investigators found in her bed, underneath the truck. "Very tragic," said Lt. Paul Pfrehm of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.  A spokesman for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified the victim Monday morning only as a 71-year-old...

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