Body Found in Vehicle Left on Side of 605 Freeway in Hawaiian Gardens

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HAWAIIAN GARDENS (CNS) - A dead body was discovered this morning in a vehicle found on the side of the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Hawaiian Gardens, and the aftermath could affect rush-hour traffic.

The discovery was made at 5:14 a.m. on the northbound San Gabriel River Freeway just south of  Carson Street, California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi told City News Service.

The cause of the person's death was unknown, Polizzi said. The coroner was summoned to the scene.

The CHP issued a SigAlert at 5:48 a.m., shutting down the two right lanes of the freeway for the investigation.

The lanes were reopened just before 9 a.m.

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