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News Release

Wednesday, October 6, 1999

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Fatal Traffic Collision Claims One Life

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday, October 6, 1999

On Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at approximately 3:45 PM, a fatal traffic collision involving a motorcycle and automobile occurred at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Bowling Green Way. The motorcyclist was westbound on Sunset Boulevard approaching Bowling Green Way. Witnesses observed the motorcyclist traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver of the automobile negotiated left turn from eastbound Sunset Boulevard to northbound Bowling Green Way. The motorcyclist was transported to U.C.L.A. Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries sustained in the traffic collision.

The driver of the automobile was not injured. The motorcyclist was identified as 46 year old, Romalis Aguillar, from Redondo Beach.

The investigation is ongoing and will be handled by the West Traffic Division Detectives.



For Release 11:00 am PST
October 6, 1999