1 killed, 5 injured in multi-car crash on 60 Freeway in Boyle Heights

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
The wreckage of a four-car crash on the westbound 60 Freeway in Boyle Heights was captured by AIR7 HD on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.
The wreckage of a four-car crash on the westbound 60 Freeway in Boyle Heights was captured by AIR7 HD on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.
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BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- All lanes of the westbound 60 Freeway in Boyle Heights were temporarily shut down Friday after a multi-car crash that left one person dead and five others injured.

The crash happened shortly before 5 p.m. and one person had to be extracted from the wreckage of a vehicle.

Authorities reopened two lanes of the freeway at Lorena Street by 6:40 p.m. All other lanes were closed for a few hours.

It is unclear what caused the crash.