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Man Dies After Driving Off Embankment On 5 Freeway

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BURBANK (CBS) — A Sunland man died Tuesday morning after driving a gray Honda Pilot about 10 feet off an embankment in Burbank, the California Highway Patrol said.

The crash was reported at 2:29 a.m. on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway south of Scott Road, CHP officials said.

Ernesto Orozco-Lopez, 25, died at the accident scene, according to the coroner’s office. The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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