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One Killed In Fatal 5 Freeway Crash In Lebec

One person was killed in a Lebec crash that blocked all northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway for several hours early Friday morning.

Around 6:20 a.m. Friday, California Highway Patrol (CHP) closed all lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway in response to a fatal crash near Lebec Road, around 30 miles north of Castaic.

According to initial reports from CHP, at least one vehicle became engulfed in flames, trapping one person inside the vehicle.

All northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway were kept closed for at least three hours, will all lanes reopened by 8:48 a.m. Friday.

The cause of the crash and the identity of the victim are unavailable as of Friday morning.


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One Killed In Fatal 5 Freeway Crash In Lebec

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A Santa Clarita native, Jade has spent her whole life involved in community outreach. After graduating from Learning Post High in 2015, she went on to College of the Canyons to pursue a double major in English and Marketing. Jade spent several years as a ballroom dance performer for a local studio and has performed at public and private events throughout Santa Clarita. As KHTS Co-News Director Jade oversees the KHTS news team, which covers all the latest news impacting Santa Clarita. Along with covering and writing her own news stories, Jade can be heard broadcasting the daily local news every weekday morning and afternoon drive-time twice an hour on KHTS 98.1FM and AM-1220. Jade is also instrumental in reporting on-the-scene local emergencies, covering them on-air and via Facebook Live and YouTube. Another dimension to Jade’s on-air skills and writing are her regular political and celebrity interviews, including her bi-monthly interview with our Congressman Mike Garcia and many other local politicians and community leaders.