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Driver killed on Beverly Hills street where 2 officers died

File: A Los Angeles Coroner's official walks by the scene of a wreck Friday March 7, 2014 where a Los Angeles police officer was killed and another critically injured, when their cruiser was struck by a big rig at a Beverly Hills intersection.
File: A Los Angeles Coroner's official walks by the scene of a wreck Friday March 7, 2014 where a Los Angeles police officer was killed and another critically injured, when their cruiser was struck by a big rig at a Beverly Hills intersection.
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Authorities say a driver who crashed into a parked car along the same steep Beverly Hills road where two police officers were killed in separate crashes in 2014 has died, according to the Associated Press.

An official with the Los Angeles County coroner's office says the driver in Friday's crash was pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at about 10:30 a.m., the AP reported. The man was in his 20s and has not been identified, pending notification of next of kin.

Two Los Angeles police officers died in separate crashes on the same section of Loma Lista Drive in May and March of 2014. Officer Nicholas Lee, a 16-year veteran, was killed when a runaway truck plowed into the side of his patrol car near Robert Lane and Loma Vista Drive. A rookie officer was also critically injured in that crash.

Just two months later on the same street, a concrete mixer plowed into the pickup truck of off-duty Officer Ernest Allen, killing him.

Last summer, the city introduced new safety regulations in response to the officers' deaths. The new rules imposed a 15 mph speed limit for trucks and require 24-hour notice for large deliveries. Contractors must also submit project safety plans, and heavy haul trucks must have secondary brakes and carry proof of inspection.

The cause of Friday's crash was under investigation, according to the AP.

This story has been updated.