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2 crashes shut lanes on southbound 405 Freeway

September 9, 2012 | 11:35 pm

ATwo accidents, one fatal, temporarily closed down all lanes of the southbound 405 Freeway in North Hills late Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

In the first accident, at 9:05 p.m., a vehicle struck and killed a man who had walked onto the freeway. A motorcyclist was involved in the second accident, at 9:26 p.m. There were no details on whether the motorcyclist was injured.

A SigAlert was issued at 9:38, closing all southbound lanes at Nordhoff Street. The third and fourth lanes have since reopened, CHP Officer Patrick Kimball said.

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