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Body found inside burning SUV on freeway

File: Drivers fill the 110 freeway during afternoon rush-hour on January 9, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.
File: Drivers fill the 110 freeway during afternoon rush-hour on January 9, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.
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Los Angeles firefighters discovered a woman's body inside an SUV that was burning on a freeway on-ramp.

The California Highway Patrol says the burning 1996 Honda CRV was reported late Sunday on the Vernon Avenue onramp to the northbound 110 Freeway.

City News Service says firefighters found the body after dousing the flames.

The CHP and the fire department's arson unit are investigating.