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Body found on 10 Freeway

A body was found early Monday morning in the middle lanes of the 10 Freeway near Crenshaw Boulevard, and Los Angeles County coroner's officials were trying to determine how it got there.

The California Highway Patrol received a report about 3:45 a.m. of a body on the roadway, where at least one car struck it before rescuers were called, said CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos.

The identity and gender of the victim were unknown, and authorities were waiting for the coroner to determine the cause of death.

The far-right lane of the freeway, the Crenshaw offramp and the Arlington onramp were closed as the investigation continued. Traffic crawled along the two westbound lanes that remained open.

Villalobos estimated that all lanes would reopen by 8 a.m.


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Comments () | Archives (10)

How does a body end up in the middle of the freeway? Poor dead guy/gal and the person who ran it over.

About 4 weeks ago there was a guy running accross the freeway about that time in the same area. I just missed him!

wow. what is this world coming too. May they rest in peace!

I was hoping it was Charlie Sheen. Damn!!!


Must have fallen out of the trunk!

What is the world coming to? Are you serious? Thirty years ago I nearly missed a body in the left lane of the Ventura Freeway at the DeSoto exit. Nothing new about cars hitting people. RIP

running across the freeway... a couple days ago...i leave the house about 400 about 415..420 I see someone running across the freeway from one side to other i had to double take and i was looking in my review mirrow to see if he actually made it across and he did it was 405s near crenshaw...blvd

"Los Angeles County coroner's officials were trying to determine how it got there."

I bet it didn't walk there.

Was it a tagger?


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