WOODLAND HILLS (CBSLA) — A woman was killed Thursday morning in a crash on the westbound 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills.
The crash was first reported before 5 a.m. near the De Soto Avenue exit.READ MORE: 'Dating Game Killer' Rodney Alcala Dies Of Natural Causes While On Death Row
CHP investigators say a woman driving a 2019 Toyota 86 coupe was approaching De Soto when she lost control of her car in a middle lane for unknown reasons. She ultimately hit the center divider, and her car ended up blocking two left lanes. The CHP says she got out and stood outside her car in the left lane.READ MORE: Santa Monica-Based Activision Blizzard Sued Over Harassment
Rufino Batres Moran was in his Nissan pickup truck in the lane second to the left just south of the crash and tried to avoid colliding with the woman and her car but was unable to, according to the CHP. The front end of Moran’s pickup hit both the Toyota and the woman, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP’s report said.
The woman, who the CHP says was 26, has not yet been identified.MORE NEWS: Police: Man Disguises Himself As Homeless Outreach Advocate To Sell Drugs To Unhoused Population In Venice
A Sigalert was issued for three left lanes until at least 9 a.m.