Man killed after crashing car into 101 Freeway rail

LOS ANGELES

The crash happened at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday along the westbound lanes of the freeway west of Laurel Canyon Boulevard. The man was struck by a vehicle as he tried to cross eastbound lanes.

Several lanes of the freeway were shut as a result and caused a big traffic jam. Those lanes have since been reopened.

Officials did not release the victim's name.

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