Motorcyclist Killed On Freeway In East L.A.

By City News Service

(CNS) – The Los Angeles County Coroner said it was a 27-year-old motorcyclist who was killed last Saturday in a crash with a truck on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in the East Los Angeles Interchange.

The motorcyclist was identified as Haik Bagdassarian, a resident of Reseda, said Coroner’s Investigator Mario Sainz.

The crash on the northbound 5 Freeway, north of Lorena Street, was reported to the CHP about 1:40 p.m. last Friday, according to a department statement.

Bagdassarian was riding a 2006 Honda CBR600 northbound near the exit to the Santa Monica (10) Freeway. CHP investigators said the motorcyclist lost control and was ejected from the bike.

He was then struck several times by the truck and died at the scene.

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