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One Dead, One Injured In Hawthorne Motorcycle Crash

HAWTHORNE (CBSLA) — One person is dead following a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle on the 405 Freeway on Sunday.

The collision occurred around 11 a.m. in Hawthorne, when the motorcyclist crashed into the rear of a vehicle, killing one; the L.A. Coroner's Office was called to the scene shortly after the incident was reported.

One person was rushed to a nearby medical facility following the crash. Their condition is currently unknown.

At the time of the report from California Highway Patrol, it was unclear whether the motorcyclist or driver in the vehicle was the deceased individual.

The incident caused a full-closure of all lanes on the northbound 405 Freeway for several hours on Sunday, two of the lanes were opened as of 1 p.m. The rest of the lanes were reopened at 3 p.m.

(© Copyright 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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