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Man Killed On The 101 Freeway After Getting Out Of His Crashed Vehicle

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(Credit: CBS)

(Credit: CBS)

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — A male driver was killed Saturday evening on the 101 (Ventura) Freeway in the Studio City area.

The driver apparently crashed his car into the center divider on the westbound side at Lauren Canyon Boulevard. The accident was reported just after 9:40 p.m.

According to CHP Officer Patrick Kimball, the motorist got out of his silver, four-door vehicle and jumped over the divider into the eastbound lane where he was struck by another car and fatally injured.

The name and age of the driver were not released.

The CHP has closed the two left lanes on both the eastbound and westbound sides of the freeway.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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