Woman dies in 10 Freeway crash; prompts hours-long closure

WEST COVINA, Calif. (KABC) -- An hours-long closure was reopened Sunday after a woman died in a solo-vehicle crash on the 10 Freeway in West Covina, authorities said.

The California Highway Patrol said the wreck happened shortly before 6 a.m. on the westbound side of the freeway at the Barranca Street off-ramp.

Apparently, the car slammed into construction barrels in the area, and the car's passenger was killed.

There was no word on the condition of driver.

The off-ramp to Barranca Street was closed while the investigation and clean up continued until about noon.
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