Fatal multiple-vehicle collision snarls traffic on 101 Freeway near Sepulveda Boulevard
At least one other person was in critical condition and trapped in a vehicle, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The lanes are expected to be closed for at least two hours, the CHP said. The freeway was wet from a light drizzle at the time of the accident.
The CHP said investigators were at the scene awaiting the arrival of a coroner's unit.
-- Robert J. Lopez