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Bicyclist killed in crash with car wasn’t wearing a helmet, police say

Bicyclist killed in crash with car wasn’t wearing a helmet, police say

A 74-year-old Burbank man died Friday afternoon after being struck by a car while riding his bike.

Jin Soo Oh was riding east on Empire Avenue around 2:35 p.m. when he was hit by a car making a right turn onto the westbound lane of Empire from Frederic Street. Oh suffered a head injury and was transported to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Burbank Police Sgt. Derek Green said an investigation determined that Oh was riding on the wrong side of the road against traffic at the time of the crash.

He also wasn’t wearing a helmet. It is not a requirement for people older than 18 to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle,...

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