One person was killed and several lanes were closed in a crash on the 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday morning.

The incident was reported around 5 a.m. in the southbound lanes near North Los Angeles Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A vehicle somehow struck and killed a pedestrian but no further details about the crash were immediately available.

Pedestrian hit, killed
Sky5 view of the 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles where a pedestrian was hit and killed. July 11, 2023. (KTLA)

Three lanes were blocked on the southbound side of the freeway as a result of the collision.

A SigAlert for the lane closures was issued shortly after the crash. Lanes reopened later in the morning.