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Friday, June 25, 1999

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Traffic Collision News Release

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, June 25, 1999

VALLEY TRAFFIC DIVISION
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT NEWS RELEASE


Date: 6-24-99
Time: 2115 hrs. (10:15 PM)
Location: Whitsett Ave and Valley Spring Lane in Studio City
Summary: Vehicle-2, northbound on Whitsett Ave at a high rate of speed, estimated by witnesses in excess of 80 mph, collided with the left side of Vehicle-1 when it pulled onto Whitsett Avenue from an apartment building driveway.

Vehicle # 1: 1991 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup, Gold
Vehicle # 2: 1997 Suzuki GSX-R600 Motorcycle

Party 1: William Dean Mansfield
Male, 26, Resident of Studio City

Party 2: Andrew Christopher Karatsonyi ( deceased )
Male, 22, Resident of Studio City

Miscellaneous: Family has been notified. Victim was wearing helmet

No arrests made, the collision is still under investigation.


For Release 2:00 pm PST
June 25, 1999