Fatal collision on northbound 101 Freeway snarls traffic in DTLA

All northbound lanes on the 101 Freeway at Alameda Street were closed in downtown Los Angeles following a deadly crash, the California Highway Patrol said Thursday morning. Traffic was being diverted off the freeway and caused a large backup in the downtown area.

The fatal crash was reported around 4:15 a.m. 

All lanes were reopened just before 7 a.m., CHP said. 

No further information was released by authorities.