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Thursday, October 11, 2012

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Motorcyclist Fatally Struck by a Vehicle NR12471cn

Los Angeles: On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at around 6:50 p.m., a 31-year-old motorcyclist, a resident of Los Angeles, was seriously injured and transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.  The traffic collision occurred at North Mission Road and Superior Court. The motorcyclist was driving northbound on North Mission Road when he struck a 1994 Honda Civic making a left turn from southbound North Mission Road to eastbound Superior Court. The driver of the Honda was a 24-year-old resident of Los Angeles.

No crime was committed and both drivers where licensed.  The case is under investigation by LAPD Central Traffic Detectives.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Central Traffic Detectives .  During non-business hours or weekends, calls may be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may 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 key pads) using a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters can also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “web tips” and follow the prompts.