By CBSLA Staff

ARLETA (CBSLA) — A pedestrian was struck and killed Monday in a crash on the southbound 5 Freeway in the Arleta area.

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A man was reported to be in lanes at the Terra Bella Street onramp to the southbound 5 Freeway at about 5 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash prompted authorities to close several right lanes of the freeway during the crash investigation.

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Traffic feeding onto the southbound 5 Freeway from the 118 Freeway was also impacted by the crash.

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The man’s age and identity was not released.