LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A 40-year-old motorcyclist in Valley Glen was killed when he was struck by a motorist making a wide U-turn, police said Saturday.
John Pedone, a Granada Hills resident, was killed by the crash at about 6 p.m. Friday at Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Oxnard Street, according to police reports.READ MORE: Teen Girl Attacked, Knocked Unconscious While Jogging In Culver City
The other driver, a 46-year-old Valley Village woman, apparently made a U-turn from the curb lane on northbound Coldwater Canyon. Her white Ford Expedition was struck from behind by the motorcyclist, who was also going north, according to police.READ MORE: LA City Council To Consider Requiring COVID Vaccinations For Indoor Dining, Movie Theaters, Concerts, Gyms
Paramedics rushed the motorcyclist to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The motorist remained at the scene of the crash. She was not immediately cited or arrested, and the case remains under investigation, an officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Bureau said.MORE NEWS: Tickets On Sale Thursday For Highly-Anticipated Opening Of New Academy Museum
Detectives asked anyone who saw the crash to call them at (818) 644-8028.