Southbound Lanes Closed After Man Fatally Struck by Multiple Vehicles on 5 Freeway in Sylmar

The man exited his vehicle along the freeway and was struck by multiple vehicles

A man was fatally struck after exiting his vehicle along the 5 Freeway in Sylmar, prompting several lanes to close Wednesday during rush hour.

The man's body was found near the southbound 5 Freeway at Roxford Street around 5 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Several southbound lanes were closed in connection with the collision. It was not immediately clear when the lanes would reopen.

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