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Woman charged with murder in death near Los Angeles

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, a Texas woman was murdered after a fatal accident in Los Angeles that claimed five lives. indicted for the crime.Los Angeles County District Attorney. Nicole Lorraine Linton, 37, was charged with six counts of murder and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence after speeding through an intersection and crashing into several cars. indicted. 

Linton, a nurse from Houston, was arrested Friday while in hospital with moderate injuries in a crash, reports CBS Los Angeles . 14} .She was held Monday at the Lynwood Century Regional Detention Center and is being held on $9 million bail, according to CBS Los Angeles. We are initiating a process to hold accountable the six victims and their families, including the family," District Attorney George Gascon said in a statement Monday. "This is an incident that will always be remembered for the senseless loss of so many innocent lives just by living a normal life."

23} Linton allegedly fled a red light and crashed into several cars while speeding down La Brea Boulevard in what the District Attorney's Office called a "fierce wreck". . The car was traveling at least 50 mph, according to California Highway Patrol officer Franco Pepi.

The accident killed five of her, including her 23-year-old pregnant mother Ashley Ryan, her young son Alonzo, and her boyfriend, her 24-year-old Reynolds Lester. did. Two women in the other car also died. Their names have not been released. Six other cars were involved in the crash, and several drivers suffered minor injuries. 

A witness to the crash, Veronica Esquivel, she told CBS Los Angeles that she had her baby. Tried to help but couldn't. 

"I was about to inject gas, and suddenly I heard all the noise from all the collisions, and then there was an explosion of fire, and metal and objects flying through the air. So I just hid behind the pump," she told the station.

The crash is still under investigation. 

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