Female Motorist Killed in Crash on 710 Freeway

A motorist was killed today in a crash on the southbound Long Beach (710) Freeway in Long Beach, authorities said.

The crash was reported about 4:35AM south of Pacific Coast Highway, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The woman, who was in her 70s, died at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter. Her name was withheld, pending family notification.

Officers closed the southbound freeway for several hours while an investigation was conducted.

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