After being closed for a little over two hours after a woman’s body was found in the roadway, the eastbound 10 Freeway near downtown Los Angeles reopened in time for the Monday morning commute.
A motorist called the California Highway Patrol shortly before 5 a.m. about a woman walking on the freeway near the Alameda Street exit, according to the CHP. Minutes later, another driver called to report a person lying in the lanes, the CHP said.
When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a woman’s body in the roadway, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. It was not clear whether she had been struck by a car.