WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A man was killed when he lost control of his bicycle and crashed into a wall on the UCLA campus Friday night.

Jerico Culata, 18, was participating in the Critical Mass ride when his bike slammed into a masonry wall shortly before 10 p.m., police said.

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He reportedly took a downhill curve too wide and lost control, according to authorities.

Culata was taken to the UCLA Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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The Critical Mass cycling event in San Diego also left a police offer injured when a cyclist threw a screwdriver at his head, police said.

Authorities say run-ins with the police during Critical Mass rides are not uncommon.

Critical Mass cycling events are typically held in over 300 cities worldwide on the last Friday of every month.

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