TORRANCE (CBSLA) – Two people were detained for questioning following a multi-vehicle crash in Torrance Tuesday morning that left one person dead and a second injured, police said.

The crash was reported about 10:30 a.m. on northbound Hawthorne Boulevard near Del Amo Boulevard, according to the Torrance Police Department.

One person died at the scene and second was rushed to a hospital with unknown injuries. No names were released.

Hawthorne Boulevard was shut down in both directions between Spenser Street and Del Amo Boulevard as of 1:30 p.m. Drivers were advised to avoid the area.

The cause and circumstances of the crash were not immediately disclosed. No information was provided on the two people being questioned.

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