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At least one killed in crash on 405 Freeway offramp

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At least one person was killed after a crash on the West Olympic Boulevard offramp of the southbound 405 Wednesday morning, officials said.

At least one person was killed after a crash on a 405 Freeway offramp in the Sawtelle neighborhood of Los Angeles early Wednesday.

The collision was reported shortly before 4 a.m. on the West Olympic Boulevard offramp of the southbound 405, said CHP Officer Peter Nicholson. Los Angeles police confirmed it was a fatal collision, Nicholson said.

Four passengers were taken to a hospital with unknown injuries, Nicholson said. The offramp and the No. 6 lane from just south of the Santa Monica Boulevard onramp to Olympic Boulevard will be blocked for an unknown duration, officials said.

brittny.mejia@latimes.com

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UPDATES:

6:20 a.m.: This article was updated with a report of two more passengers taken to a hospital.

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This article was originally published at 5:40 a.m.


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