A body was discovered Friday morning in a vehicle on the side of the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Hawaiian Gardens.

The discovery was made at 5:14 a.m. on the northbound 605 just south of Carson Street, California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi told City News Service.

The cause of death was unknown, Polizzi said. The coroner was summoned to the scene.

The CHP issued a SigAlert at 5:48 a.m., shutting down the two right lanes of the northbound freeway for the investigation.

The lanes were reopened just before 9 a.m.

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