MALIBU, CA. (THECOUNT) — Danielle Martir, of the Valley Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash Monday near Malibu.

Martir, 19, was killed in a Pacific Coast Highway vehicle crash near Malibu’s Thornhill Broome Beach early Monday.


According to reports, Martir was operating a Volkswagen Jetta on PCH near Deer Creek Road in Malibu, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 1:40 a.m. Monday. The vehicle then flipped, coming to rest upside down in the ocean.

Martir was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with possible information on the crash can call the Ventura CHP Public Information Officer Steve Lutzke at (805) 662-2640.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Malibu is a city west of Los Angeles, California. It’s known for its celebrity homes and beaches, including wide and sandy Zuma Beach. To the east is Malibu Lagoon State Beach, known as Surfrider Beach for its waves. Nearby is the Spanish Revival–style Adamson House, with local history displays in its Malibu Lagoon Museum. Inland, trails weave through canyons, waterfalls and grasslands in the Santa Monica Mountains. California, a western U.S. state, stretches from the Mexican border along the Pacific for nearly 900 miles. Its terrain includes cliff-lined beaches, redwood forest, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Central Valley farmland and the Mojave Desert. The city of Los Angeles is the seat of the Hollywood entertainment industry. Hilly San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and cable cars – wikipedia.