Crash at PCH and Artesia

A fatal traffic accident forced the closure of Pacific Coast Highway at Artesia in Hermosa Beach in the early morning hours of Oct. 23, 2019. (Photo by Paul Kryczko)

A fatal traffic crash in Hermosa Beach Wednesday prompted a partial closure of Pacific Coast Highway.

The crash prompted the closure of northbound PCH between 21st Street and Artesia Boulevard, the city of Hermosa Beach reported about 3 a.m.

Information was not immediately available on the identity of the fatally injured victim.

The California Highway Patrol reported that the section would be closed until 10 a.m.

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