Southbound 405 Freeway now open in Lawndale

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Update 8:31 a.m.: 405 in Lawndale now open

After a fatal accident in Lawndale Wednesday morning, the California Highway Patrol tweeted:


6:49 a.m.: Southbound 405 Freeway closed in Lawndale

All southbound lanes of the 405 Freeway are closed after a man was killed Wednesday morning in a crash between a big rig and another vehicle in Lawndale, the California Highway Patrol said.

The traffic accident happened near Hawthorne Boulevard at about 4:15 a.m.

It's unclear when lanes will reopen, the CHP said.

This story has been updated.