Authorities have identified a Sylmar resident who died as a result of a motorcycle-involved collision in Glendale late Thursday afternoon.
Simeon Hidalgo, 48, was riding his motorcycle near Paloma Avenue and Verdugo Boulevard around 4 p.m. when the incident occurred. According to the Glendale Police Department, Hidalgo was eastbound on Paloma when he accelerated from a stopped position.
The department said the acceleration led him to lose control of the cycle and strike a parked vehicle.
Hidalgo was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of his injuries but died a short time later. The police department said he was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
The incident remains under investigation.