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A motorcyclist died Saturday morning from injuries suffered in a crash with another motorcyclist in Redondo Beach.

The crash occurred in the 1700 block of Aviation Boulevard, south of Artesia Boulevard, at 12:05 a.m., according to Lt. Shawn Freeman of the Redondo Beach Police Department.

A preliminary investigation determined both riders were traveling southbound on Aviation Boulevard when, according to witnesses, one of the motorcyclists possibly hit a curb, then struck the other rider, Freeman said.

Both motorcyclists sustained significant injuries as a result of the crash and were taken to a hospital, where one of the riders died, Freeman said.


The motorcyclist transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance was pronounced dead from his injuries at 12:39 a.m., according to the coroner’s office.

His name was withheld pending notification of family.

The cause of the crash was under investigation and anyone with information was asked to contact Investigator Clint Daniel at 310-379-2477, ext 2721 or via email at

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