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Hawthorne big rig crash kills 2, shuts 405 Freeway

Emergency officials are shown at the scene of a crash involving a big rig and a stalled car on the southbound 405 Freeway in Hawthorne on Friday, June 28, 2013.

June 28, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A deadly crash on the southbound 405 Freeway in Hawthorne tied up traffic during the Friday morning commute.

The crash happened around 3 a.m. at Rosecrans Avenue. A big rig hit a stalled car and then overturned.

Two people were killed and two others were injured.

One southbound lane and the Rosecrans Avenue off-ramp were closed until around 10 a.m., when the scene was cleared.