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PORTER RANCH (CBSLA) — An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer riding a motorcycle was killed Thursday in an accident with a car in Porter Ranch, authorities said.

The crash was reported shortly before 7 p.m. in the 10800 block of Tampa Avenue, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The officer was taken to a hospital where he died, police said at the scene.

The driver of the car remained at the scene of the crash and was cooperating with the investigation, police said.

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