INGLEWOOD ( — At least one person was killed in a crash that shut down the southbound lanes of the San Diego (405) Freeway in Inglewood for several hours.

The crash was reported at 1:46 a.m. near Florence Avenue and involved a motorcycle and at least one car, authorities said.

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The motorcycle went down in the middle lanes, but was run over several times by other cars.

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The motorcyclist died at the scene.

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Traffic was diverted off the freeway at Florence Avenue. The freeway was reopened right before 6 a.m.