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Car veers into Tujunga Wash; 1 person killed

A car is shown on its side after veering off into the Tujunga Wash in North Hollywood on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.

January 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
One person was killed following a crash along the 101 Freeway near Vineland Avenue in North Hollywood Thursday morning.

A single vehicle veered off the freeway and ended up in the nearby Tujunga Wash. Investigators say there was no obvious collision with any other vehicle.

Firefighters had to use special equipment to pull the body out of the wreckage.

Rescuers searched the brush to make sure there were no other victims.

The driver's identity was not immediately released. There was no word on the cause of the crash.