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Angeles Crest Highway closed north of 210 near La Canada after body is found (updated)

ANGELES CREST HIGHWAY

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Angeles Crest Highway

The California Highway Patrol has closed Angeles Crest Highway about three miles north of the 210 in the Angeles National Forest near La Canada Flintridge after a man's body was discovered this morning near the Angeles Crest Forest Fire Station.

The man's body was discovered around 5 a.m. on the Angeles Crest Highway by a passing motorist who called 911. CHP had originally anticipated reopening the highway at 10:30, but it now thinks it will be closed for most of the day.

DETOUR INFORMATION FOR SR-2 ANGELES CREST HIGHWAY (via @CHPsouthern)

Southbound Traffic:

  • Take Angeles Forest Hwy To Big Tujunga Canyon Rd
  • Turn Left On Big Tujunga Canyon Rd Which Becomes Oro Vista Ave
  • Continue To Foothill Blvd

Northbound Traffic:

  • Take Wb Foothill Blvd To Mount Gleason Ave
  • Turn Right On Mount Gleason Ave To Big Tujunga Canyon Rd
  • Turn Right On Big Tujunga Canyon Rd To Angeles Forest Hwy
  • Turn Right On Angeles Forest Hwy To Angeles Crest Hwy

 

This post has been updated.

Lisa Brenner can be reached via Twitter @lisa_brenner

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