(dailynews.com) A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed Monday night on the Golden State (5) Freeway in the Castaic area.

The crash was reported about 8:35 p.m. on the northbound side of the freeway north of Lake Hughes Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

All northbound lanes were closed at Lake Hughes Road after the crash. The CHP later opened a single lane, while three remained closed.