One person died at the scene and four others were rushed to hospitals following a multi-vehicle crash Friday on the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Whittier, authorities said.
The crash was reported at 2:35 a.m. on the northbound freeway at Washington Boulevard, California Highway Patrol Officer Dion Conley said.
Paramedics dispatched to the scene at 2:38 a.m. rushed four people to area hospitals, according to a county fire department dispatcher.
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Details about the cash were not immediately available.