(L.A.) Cassandra Basgall, 48, Died in a Vehicle

Case Number: 2023-12577

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 48-year-old White/Caucasian female that occurred in Redondo Beach.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Cassandra Basgall of Torrance.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Trauma

RIP CASSANDRA BASGALL (November 16, 1974 – September 18, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 6:53 p.m.

The decedent was fatally injured in a two-vehicle collision at Rindge Lane and Artesia Boulevard.

Map views only approximate location and do not indicate the precise spot where the incident happened.

The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital and is accused of driving while intoxicated. Still unidentified, the driver is likely to be charged with felony vehicular manslaughter.

According to her LinkedIn profile, Cassandra Basgall had been working as an Engineering Operations Lead / Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman for more than 18 years. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in physics from Harvey Mudd College in 1995.

Cassandra Friemel was born in Orange County, California. She was predeceased by her mother Christine Cate Friemel in 2017. Both were known for breeding, raising and showing Tibetan terriers.