Mountain lion hit and killed on 405 Freeway in Sepulveda Pass

A mountain lion was struck and killed overnight on the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass. 

California Highway Patrol started getting calls about an animal down in the southbound lanes near Mulholland Drive around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

Officers arrived minutes later and found the big cat dead. 

No word yet if the mountain lion was wearing a GPS tracking collar.