The northbound 5 Freeway at the 110 Freeway was closed Friday morning after a high-speed pursuit of suspected robbers led to a deadly crash, authorities said.
Authorities are diverting traffic onto the 110 Freeway, said Officer Ed Jacobs of the California Highway Patrol.
The incident began when police received a 1:46 a.m. call of a robbery at a 7-Eleven store off East 4th Street and South Cummings Street in which a suspect drew a knife, said Sgt. Peter Gamino of the Los Angeles Police Department.
[Updated 8:13 a.m.: All lanes have since been reopened after the crash site was cleared, according to the CHP.]