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Thursday, November 16, 2017
55-Year-Old Altadena Man Dies Thursday in Pasadena Motorcycle Accident
Police and Fire Department officials say that a 55-year-old Altadena man riding an electric 2017 “Zero” motorcycle heading east on New York Drive near Bradley Street Picture at 12:05 p.m. today lost control of the vehicle, collided with a metal pole and died at the scene.
Pasadena Police Lieutenant Mark Goodman said it is unknown why the crash occurred.
The man sustained major injuries as a result of the collision and was pronounced deceased.
The identity of the motorcyclist is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and confirmation by Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
The Pasadena Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. The cause of the collision is presently unknown, however neither alcohol nor drugs appear to a factor.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Traffic Section Lieutenant Diego Torres at (626) 744-7159.