Bryan Paredes ID’d as Rider Killed in East Los Angeles Motorcycle Crash on Santa Ana Freeway
East Los Angeles, California (March 7, 2020) - Bryan Paredes, 24, of Norwalk, has been identified as the motorcyclist killed in a crash involving two vehicles on Thursday morning in East Los Angeles, according to the CHP.
The accident occurred on the Santa Ana Freeway near Indiana Street at about 4:35 a.m. on March 5.
The California Highway Patrol said Paredes was northbound on the freeway riding a 2019 Kawasaki motorcycle when he crashed into the center divider.
Paredes was thrown over the median and was hit by another southbound vehicle. Paredes died as a result of the crash.
The involved driver stopped and called the police to report the accident.
The police said the driver was not suspected to have been driving under the influence of alcohol and/ or drugs.
Information, whether the motorcyclist was intoxicated, was not available at the time.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the CHP Central Area office at 213-744-2331.
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