One person was killed and another person was injured Sunday morning in a multi-vehicle crash on the 101 Freeway in Sherman Oaks, prompting lane closures and a traffic backup, officials said.
The crash ocurred on on the northbound freeway at Woodman Avenue occurred shortly after 2:40 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene, CHP said.
Another person was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.
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All lanes of the northbound 101 Freeway at Coldwater Canyon Avenue were shut down shortly after the crash. The freeway was reopened about 7:10 a.m.
The cause of the crash was under investigation.