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News Release
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Media Relations
   
   
Man Killed in Bicycle Collision NR12391cj

Los Angeles: On Sunday, August 19, 2012, around 4:00 a.m., 34-year-old Los Angeles resident Jean Carlos Galaviz was riding his bicycle southbound on Canyon Crest Avenue when he failed to negotiate a turn in the roadway and collided with the east curb.  The impact from this collision caused Galaviz to be launched in a southeast direction where he collided with the hillside.  

Jean Galaviz was gravely injured from the collision and was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics to the University of Southern California Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries and died.

No other vehicles or bicycles were involved in this collision.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to contact Central Traffic Detectives M. Kaden at 213-972-1837, Detective J. Mapson at 213-972-1825, or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-972-1853. During weekends and off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAPD24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

     
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