Authorities identify woman killed in fiery 405 Freeway crash

Authorities today identified a woman who died after her car collided with a freeway sign and guardrail in Long Beach on Nov. 26.

Officers responded around 9 p.m. to reports of a Chrysler 300 sedan engulfed in flames near a southbound lane of Lakewood Boulevard and the northbound 405 Freeway on-ramp.

Stephanie Osborne, 37, whose residence remains unknown, was pronounced dead at the scene, according Los Angeles County coroner’s office and a news release.

According to the coroner’s office, the medical examiner is investigating the cause of death further, as it’s not clear whether Osborne died as a result of the collision or some other medical emergency.

Woman dies after crashing into sign, guardrail along 405 Freeway, LBPD says

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Fernando Haro is the Long Beach Post's breaking news and public safety reporter.
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