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News Release

Friday, August 24, 2012

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Woman Driving Motorbike Killed in Traffic Collision NR12400rf

Los Angeles: Yesterday about 7:30 p.m., a woman driving a motorized bike heading east on Sarah Street in North Hollywood was involved in a fatal traffic accident.

The victim was attempting to make a left turn onto Tujunga Avenue when two motorists going south on Tujunga Avenue, one in a BMW and the other in a Saturn SUV, ran into her motorbike.  The two drivers didn’t incur any serious injuries; however the woman on the motorbike was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Detectives are still trying to identify the motorbike driver and clarify details as to why the collision occurred.  Anyone who may have known the victim or have information about the incident is urged to contact LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division at 818-644-8021.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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, and click on "Webtips” and follow the prompts.