Person found dead in lanes on EB 101 Freeway in Studio City

STUDIO CITY, Calif. (KABC) -- A person was found dead in a center lane on the eastbound 101 Freeway in Studio City on Friday morning, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Firefighter-paramedics responded shortly after 6 a.m. to a report of a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on the 101 at Laurel Canyon Boulevard, the LAFD said in a statement.

The victim was not immediately identified.

All but two eastbound lanes were closed as a result of the incident but were reopened as of about 9:30 a.m. The westbound side was not affected.
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