MONTEBELLO ( — Detectives were on the scene of a motorcycle traffic collision Sunday that killed a man and severely injured a woman.

According to the Montebello Police Department, officers were sent around 4:43 a.m. to the 400 block of East Avenida De La Merced for report of a fatal traffic collision.

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Once on scene, an adult male and female were located with severe injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victims were traveling Eastbound when the man lost control of the motorcycle and struck a curb.

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Both of the victims were ejected from the motorcycle.

The driver was transported to Los Angeles County Medical Center, where he later died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

The L.A. County Coroner’s Office identified him as Hugo Fragoso, 19, or Montebello.

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The female victim sustained serious injuries in the crash, but is expected to survive.