Overturned big rig
Emergency vehicles and first responders next to the overturned big rig. Courtesy OnScene.TV

One person was killed in a crash involving an overturned big rig in Avocado Heights near Whittier, authorities said Friday.

The crash was reported at 10:58 p.m. Thursday in the transition lane of the westbound Pomona (60) Freeway to the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway, the California Highway Patrol reported.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said. Details about the crash were not immediately available.

The transition road was expected to be closed until at least 7 a.m., the CHP said.

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