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Pedestrian struck and killed on 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights

A pedestrian was struck and killed on the 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights early Friday morning, snarling traffic for miles for more than an hour.

It was not clear what the pedestrian was doing on the northbound side of the freeway, just north of 4th Street, or how the accident occurred, California Highway Patrol Officer Monica Posada said. No information about the victim was available.

The freeway was fully shut down after the 4:48 a.m. accident, but one lane was reopened at 5:10 and traffic began to flow in every lane at about 6:30.

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