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405 off-ramp crash driver killed in Inglewood

Emergency personnel are shown at the scene of a fatal car crash on the 405 Freeway Inglewood Boulevard off ramp.

January 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A motorist was killed after losing control and slamming into a tree on a 405 Freeway off ramp in Inglewood.

The deadly crash occurred around midnight. The California Highway Patrol says a car was going north on the 405 Freeway when the driver lost control on the Inglewood Boulevard off ramp.

The car slammed into a tree. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. The off ramp was shut down but reopened at about 3 a.m.

Authorities say rain apparently was not a factor.