Woman killed, 2 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Long Beach freeway

Authorities are investigating after one person was killed in a violent crash overnight on the 710 Freeway in Long Beach.

According to California Highway Patrol, the victim's car apparently stalled on the freeway and was rear-ended by four other vehicles.

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The woman was found lifeless outside her car, officials said. 

A second woman was injured and taken to the hospital. She was conscious and breathing at the time, according to CHP. 

A man was found further down the road about a quarter-mile down in a heavily damaged SUV. He was also injured and taken to a local hospital.

All lanes on the northbound 710 Freeway were shut down during the investigation but have since reopened.

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