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| Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014
Lancaster Woman Killed In 14 Freeway Crash Monday Night
Photo: Rick McClure

A Lancaster woman was killed in a single-car crash Monday night after she lost control of her car on southbound Highway 14.

The accident occurred at 9:31 p.m. north of Newhall Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol report.

The 25-year-old woman was identified and her family has been notified but coroner’s officials could not release the woman’s name pending notification of her legal next of kin, said Capt. John Kades of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner.

The woman was driving a 2003 Chevy and made an unsafe turn which cause her to lose control of the car, according to the CHP report. The car veered off the roadway, slammed into a guardrail, became airborne and then rolled several times, landing on it’s roof on a dirt embankment on the side of the road on Newhall Ave.

Both CHP and Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to the scene.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

This collision is still under investigation and drug or alcohol impairment are not believed to be a factor at this time, according to the CHP report.




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  1. Jayme Aliano Jayme Aliano says:

    People need to slow down

  2. Joe Brancato Joe Brancato says:

    Drove past this really sad rip.

  3. This explains the helicopters last night. My condolences the the family. So sad.

  4. Rosie Romero Rosie Romero says:

    Lucy Romero Porsche Jones

  5. Cheryl Faye Cheryl Faye says:

    hearbreaking….prayers up

  6. Really sad. We know the family she left behind 2 young boys (2 & 5.) she was on her way to work in Valencia.

    She wasn’t speeding. Sadly CHP believes she fell asleep.

  7. I thought it was one of the numerous potholes all over town as well as the 14 fwy…what’s up with that ?

  8. Nick Mills Nick Mills says:

    Theres a car seat she has a baby that sucks bigtime for the kid

  9. Ashley Melissa Zetina

  10. Diane Candelaria-Contreras

  11. So sad to hear this :(

  12. Sandra Avila Sandra Avila says:

    Prayers to the family.

  13. So sad, prayers to her family:( may God always be with them and heal their heavy hearts

  14. Jah Triplett Jah Triplett says:

    Dammm life is to short I’m sorry for your loss coach Terron Kelly Sr. Ur family in my prayers

  15. Very sad prayers to her family

  16. ShaNita Kelly rest easy we gone miss you

  17. You’ll be miss ShaNita Kelly love you girlie your in heaven now.

  18. For those of you who don’t know please do not speak thank you! She was not speeding!

  19. RIP ShaNita Kelly my prayers to your sons and family

  20. My sister. I can’t believe you’re gone.

  21. Rest well beautiful, you will truly be missed

  22. My heart is heavy and she is truly gonna be missed love you ShaNita Kelly

  23. Melondy says:

    She was my friend and I will miss her very much.

  24. Im prayin for the family…si sad and unbelievable

  25. RIP shanita Kelly my prayers go out to u an ur family

  26. Thats so sad prayers to the family

  27. Love and miss yuyu ShaNita Kelly W.I.P walk in paridise mommas love yu and we will meet again my friend, by the grace of God!

  28. Javon Blkberry Miller

  29. Christopher McIntosh Sr.

  30. Rip Nita ..U will be so missed

  31. R.I.P baby girl.. You will be missed…

  32. yoshani helton says:

    my prayers go out to shanita family & other friends we really will miss you luv.. You are a luving and bless person.. and we will see you again…

  33. Im so sorry my.love goes out to the family

  34. So sad prayers for the family

  35. Rip baby girl. I love you sis! !!

  36. Reva Ellison Reva Ellison says:

    Many prays to her family god bless them at this trouble time amen

  37. Crystal Live Crystal Live says:

    Prayers go out to her family and friends

  38. ashley lewis says:


  39. Sending My Condolences To The Family, My Heart Goes Out To You Lil Cuzzin J.J. I’m Here Just a Phone Call Away, Love You!❤️

  40. RIP, Love the Prevost Family.

  41. Felicia G says:

    Rest easy Babygirl you will never be forgotten! Your with God know!! Watch over us all Pls..

  42. Is anyone going.to do a vigil for her. When and where

  43. Young OG Young OG says:

    All I see is shootings and accidents in lancaster. Watts goin on out there? Careless

  44. Bless her heart. Poor thing this is so sad :( My condolences to the family. RIP Shanita

  45. Prayers to her young boys and family. ..

  46. Vina says:

    R.I.P I still find this hard to believe

  47. My deepest condolences to Terron Kelly Sr. and family.

  48. My deepest condolences to Terron Kelly Sr. and family.

  49. tylisa harris says:

    Rest in paradise shanita I love you

  50. Sonya Blake says:

    R.I.P. Shanita.
    When I come to the end of the road
    And the sun has set for me
    I want no rites in a gloom-filled room.
    Why cry for a soul set free?
    Miss me a little–but not too long
    And not with your head bowed low.
    Remember the love that we once shared
    Miss me–but let me go.
    For this is a journey that we all must take
    And each must go alone. It’s all a part of the Master’s plan
    A step on the road to home.
    When you are lonely and sick of heart
    Go to the friends we know
    And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds.
    Miss Me – But Let me Go!

    Author Unknown

    See you on the other side. Cousin Sonya Fort Worth Texas

  51. Quewee Cage Quewee Cage says:


  52. Quewee Cage Quewee Cage says:


  53. CeeCee says:

    Lovebug you will be missed and cherished!!! Enjoyed working with you and kicking it acting crazee and talking funnee mess!!! May God keep your family as they mourn and celebrate your life with them on earth and prepare them for your homegoing!!!

  54. O’ JESUS !! My prayers go out to the family!

  55. Charlotte Taylor says:

    My condolences goes out to the family

  56. Prayers go out to the family.

  57. Prayers go out to the family.

  58. My son is hurting she was a friend of his. RIP dear girl.

  59. My son is hurting she was a friend of his. RIP dear girl.

  60. So sad :-( her poor baby boys…

  61. So sad :-( her poor baby boys…

  62. Rip I haven’t seen this girl in years but I prey for her family and her little bots that she left behind may you rest in peace angel and watch over your boys you will be missed truly

  63. Ms. Sanders says:

    See was not a single parent she has to boys by my cousin and the were very much together as a family… People really need to stop all the negative talk. My cousin just lost his father a couple of days before Christmas now this, it don’t matter what kind of turn she made when God calls you home it time to goooooo… People get shoot in they’re head and don’t die

  64. Raye says:

    omg rip to a fallen friend/ class mate truly an angle

  65. RIP Shanita, watch over your boys and family as your loss is truly felt.

  66. Soo Cali JB Soo Cali JB says:

    Rip prayers for the Lil men an the family .. :(

    • yung tay says:

      Rest in peace baby girl god bless your family and friends much love to who ever lost a love one it not an easy thing to deal with

  67. prayers going out to the family #RIP

  68. This poor girl she was probly speeding and lost control may she rip

  69. Chris Botros Chris Botros says:

    I saw the car yesterday exiting the freeway I was going to work as well

  70. Shanti Redus Shanti Redus says:

    My entire soul hurts. Your family your kids I am so sorry this happen to you.


  72. Missy Virgo Missy Virgo says:

    Rip prayers going up 2 family & friends

  73. Lashon says:

    This was my sis in law!!! Wonderful mother… Loving spouse and a great friend to a lot of ppl. Please have respect for the family and keep them in prayer #loveyanita

  74. Rip, prayers going up for your family

  75. Kisha Fowler says:

    RIP Shanita Kelly it was a pleasure knowing you i am still in disbelief right now and to the family may god bless each and everyone of you with strength to deal with this tragedy.

  76. Ashley Wiggins says:

    I loved this women’s voice. She sung praises to God. Im sorry that her family has to go thru such a horrible thing. Im praying for you all and she’s with God resting in peace.

  77. Damm R.I.P to the home girl Shanita

  78. Didn’t know her but my prayers are with u and all the family how horrible may god be by all of ur sides love u all

  79. keymona crawford says:

    I am praying for the family and her kids please the family binb ur prayers.

  80. Marina De La Rosa says:

    you guys just pray for him ! This is not what Shanita would want to hear at all. If he thinks she was “not driving safe” let him only God and Shanita knows what happen that night ! She was not under any type of drugs or alcohol so that’s all that matters. He’s showing real ignorance so let him. Please
    Love you Nita

  81. Sally T. says:

    It saddened me very much, when I read about this tragedy BUT even more so, when I reached the comments section.

    My heart goes out to the family and friends of this such YOUNG, YOUNG lady. I’m very truly sorry for your loss. She was SOOO YOUNG…you have my deepest sympathy.

    On a different note: (I’ve gotta say something)

    Okay “Ms. People Need to Slow Down”.
    I will TRY to be nice, in respect to the young lady and all her loved ones.
    I do realize that maybe you’re trying to prove a point, but it’s a little inappropriate doing it here. Speeding wasn’t the issue and as for the “unsafe turn”, maybe there was no other way to make that turn. (read below)

    Have you ever driven on that particular area of the 14 freeway?

    -Its dark as F. (there are NO LIGHTS)
    -If raining, lanes become INVISIBLE – (lanes are hard to see since this area usually gets flooded (including on and off ramps))
    -If raining, vehicles seem to be more susceptible to hydroplaining in that particular area.
    -When there’s fog, that visibility IS GONE.
    -AND, Its dark as F!

    —I am “almost” twice the age of this young lady and “I HAVE SLOWED TF DOWN”.

    —I also drive the safest to my own ability, BUT I would drive much safer if that area had SOME KIND of lighting.

    *Maybe that’s why cops choose this area to lurk around for their speed traps – BECAUSE IT IS DARK AS F AROUND THERE!!

  82. Sally T. says:

    My attention was distracted by my anger toward the “slow down comment”, and I do apologize for my tone in my previous comment.

    My deepest sympathy for your loss, and my heart goes out to the young boys. They will be in my prayers.

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