One person died Monday in a multi-vehicle crash on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Buena Park, authorities said.

The crash was reported at 4:53 a.m. on the northbound Santa Ana Freeway at the Auto Center Drive off ramp south of Beach Boulevard and north of the Riverside (91) Freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.

Multiple vehicles were involved but witnesses told the CHP a small car that was stalled on the freeway was hit by at least one vehicle.

The Orange County coroner’s office was called to the scene at 5:28 a.m., the CHP said.

A SigAlert was issued at 5:33 a.m. for all northbound lanes and the transition road from the westbound Riverside Freeway to the northbound Santa Ana Freeway.

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