LA driver arrested for 1,000 pounds of fireworks in trunk

LOS ANGELES -- A driver is in custody after authorities discovered more than 1,000 pounds of illegal fireworks inside a vehicle on the 10 Freeway near City Terrace Tuesday morning.

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California Highway Patrol and L.A. County Fire responded to a car parked on the right shoulder of the westbound 10 Freeway at Campus road, per fire officials.

The driver was arrested for fireworks possession before fire officials transported the seized cache.
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