One Dead in Crash on 405 Freeway in Culver City

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CULVER CITY (CNS) - A male died  Sunday morning when a motorcycle and a sedan collided on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Culver City.

The crash was reported at 12:56 a.m. on the northbound San Diego Freeway just south of Venice Boulevard, California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball told City News Service.a

Witnesses told the CHP that a car and a motorcycle collided, leaving the car fully engulfed in flames and the motorcycle rider down in the HOV lane.

The male was pronounced dead at 1:07 a.m., Kimball said. His age was not available.

A SigAlert was issued at 1:05 a.m. shutting down all northbound lanes and diverting traffic off the freeway at Washington Boulevard, Kimball said. The two right lanes were reopened at 3:50 a.m. Remaining lanes were reopened at about 4:30 a.m.

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