One person was killed Monday morning in a fiery multiple-vehicle crash that shut down part of the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway in Paramount.

The crash was reported at 3:20 a.m. on the eastbound Glenn Anderson Freeway east of Garfield Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Witnesses reported a Toyota Prius in the HOV lane was fully engulfed in flames and that the driver was still inside.

One person was confirmed dead at the scene at 3:35 a.m., said CHP Officer Patrick Kimball. Information on the person’s identity was not immediately available.

The crash was first reported as a three-vehicle collision, but more vehicles were later reported on the right shoulder

A SigAlert was issued at 3:50 a.m. shutting down all eastbound lanes of the Glenn Anderson Freeway west of the Long Beach (710) Freeway and diverting traffic off at Garfield Avenue. Lanes 4 and 5 were reopened about 5 a.m., and the remaining lanes were reopened about 8:30 a.m., the CHP reported.

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