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One Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on 105 Freeway in Paramount

The incident was first reported as a three-vehicle collision, but more vehicles were reported on the right shoulder.

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One person was killed Monday morning in a fiery multiple-vehicle crash that shut down part of the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway in Paramount.

The crash was reported at 3:20 a.m. on the eastbound 105 Freeway east of Garfield Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Witnesses reported a Toyota Prius in the HOV lane was fully engulfed in flames and that the driver was still inside.

One person was confirmed dead at the scene at 3:35 a.m., said CHP Officer Patrick Kimball.

The incident was first reported as a three-vehicle collision but more vehicles were reported on the right shoulder.

A SigAlert was issued at 3:50 a.m. shutting down all eastbound lanes of the 105 Freeway west of the Long Beach (710) Freeway and diverting traffic off at Garfield Avenue. Lanes 4 and 5 were reopened about 5 a.m.

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