By CBSLA Staff

CALABASAS (CBSLA) — A pedestrian was fatally injured after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday on the eastbound 101 Freeway in the Calabasas area, authorities said.

The unidentified woman was struck around 8 a.m. east of Las Virgenes Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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It was unclear why she was on the freeway at the time.

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The woman’s age and identity were not immediately released.

The eastbound fast lane remained closed into the afternoon while an investigation was conducted.

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