A person is dead after they were apparently struck by a car on the 5 Freeway in Arleta Friday night.

The incident was reported just before 10 p.m., when the Los Angeles Fire Department learned a person was “deceased in traffic lanes after reportedly being struck by one or more vehicles” just north of Sheldon Street.

The California Highway Patrol responded and began investigating, which led to all lanes of the 5 Freeway being closed.

Traffic was being diverted to the southbound 170 Freeway, the CHP said on Twitter. The roadway has since reopened.