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A man was killed Monday in a crash on the Ventura (101) Freeway in Encino in which a California Highway Patrol car was involved, authorities said.

It happened at 3:40 a.m. on the eastbound Ventura Freeway west of Balboa Boulevard, California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Polizzi said.

A CHP patrol car driven by a sergeant was involved in the crash, CHP Officer Peter Nicholson said. No CHP officers were injured. No further details were immediately available.

A Sigalert was issued closing all eastbound lanes at White Oak Avenue.

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