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Fatal crash snarls traffic on 405 Freeway in West LA
WEST LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Authorities are investigating a fatal crash on the 405 Freeway that backed up traffic for miles Tuesday night.
The crash happened around 8:25 p.m. just north of Santa Monica Boulevard.
The California Highway Patrol said a 56-year-old woman died in the three-vehicle crash.
No other injuries were reported. The victim's identity has not been released.
The collision initially shut down all southbound lanes except the carpool lane, turning the freeway into a huge parking lot.
Crews reopened all lanes shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday.
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