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1 dead in Pacoima 118 Freeway collision

July 10, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
One person was killed when a car struck a center divider on the 118 Freeway in Pacoima Saturday, said CHP.California Highway Patrol officials said the collision occurred around 11:45 a.m. on the westbound 118 near San Fernando Road near the 5 Freeway.

Rescue crews were told that the vehicle had exploded and that a person had burned inside.

Two lanes of the 118 in both directions were blocked as of 12:45 as crews worked at the scene.

No further information is available at this time.

CNS contributed to this report.