Car Crashes into Van Nuys Building on Woodley Avenue; Connie Levinson Killed
Los Angeles, California (October 27, 2021) – 53-year-old Connie Levinson has been identified as the Woodland Hills woman who was struck and killed after a vehicle crashed into a building in Van Nuys on Sunday.
The tragic accident happened on Woodley Avenue near Saticoy Street shortly after 8 p.m. on October 24.
The authorities said 18-year-old Luis Carrillo-Castaneda, of Los Angeles, was doing donuts in the middle of an intersection. He then drove his 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe at a high rate of speed when he swerved to avoid a bus and lost control of the car.
The vehicle veered off the roadway and crashed into a building used as a Halloween pop-up store.
Levinson was inside the building and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
At least five other people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the accident.
Luis Carrillo-Castaneda was arrested and faces multiple charges including murder and reckless driving.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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