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

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. (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.
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