This article was revised at 3:12 p.. Nov. 25, 2012, to add details. The girl who died is now listed as 17 years old, per the county coroner.
A vehicle crashed and overturned on a San Gabriel (605) Freeway transition early Sunday, claiming the life of a 17-year-old girl and severely injuring the 20-year-old driver, CHP authorities said.
Ashley Ruth Garcia, of Bell in southeast Los Angeles County, died at the scene, said Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz.
The crash at the eastbound San Bernardino (10) Freeway interchange was reported at 12:01 a.m., California Highway Patrol Officer Aaron Santelcas said.
"The driver was traveling at a high rate of speed,'' Santelcas said.
The 1995 Honda Del Sol went off an embankment and through a fence, landing on its roof, the officer said.
Paramedics rushed the motorist, a 20-year-old man from Bell, to Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center with major injuries.
A condition report was not available Sunday afternoon.