ECHO PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Several lanes of the southbound 101 Freeway were shut down in the Echo Park area Wednesday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed.
The deadly crash was reported around 5:40 a.m. near the Glendale Boulevard exit, according to the California Highway Patrol's traffic log.
AIR7 HD was over the scene where only the far left lane was open to drivers, creating a heavy traffic backup in the area.
All lanes were reopened by 8 a.m.
The incident was the fourth pedestrian death on that freeway in that same area over the past few weeks.