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1 killed, others injured in Encino 101 crash

September 26, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
One person was killed and several other were injured when an SUV slammed into the center divider on the westbound 101 Freeway in Encino Sunday morning.Authorities said that one person was critically hurt and three others were injured as well.

A California Highway Patrol officer said a grey SUV hit the median and flipped over. A person had to be extracted from the vehicle.

The crash was reported to police around 9 a.m. Officials said a Hispanic man in his mid 30s died at the scene.

All lanes of the freeway were briefly shut down.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.