A woman was struck and killed by a semi tractor without a trailer on the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Long Beach Monday morning.

The crash was reported just before 3 a.m. on the southbound Long Beach Freeway just north of the San Diego (405) Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A witness told the CHP the woman ran into traffic after her vehicle became disabled from a previous collision.

The 43-year-old Long Beach woman died at the scene, the CHP reported. Her name was withheld, pending notification of her relatives.

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