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One killed in fatal I-5 crash at Balboa Ave.

Posted at 11:25 PM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-05 10:47:56-04

PACIFIC BEACH, Calif. -- The California Highway Patrol was investigating a fatal crash that closed all lanes on northbound Interstate 5 in Pacific Beach Friday night.

The crash was reported at 10:04 p.m., approaching the Balboa Avenue exit.

A dead person was seen in a car that eventually became fully engulfed in flames, according to CHP officers at the scene.

Northbound traffic was detoured off the freeway onto Mission Bay Drive, through the signals at Balboa Avenue and then back onto the interstate.