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Motorcyclist, 20, Killed in Crash

A speeding motorcyclist was killed in North Hollywood when he crashed into a cement pillar of the Hollywood Freeway near Hortense Street, police said Sunday.

The 20-year-old man, who was not identified, was traveling west on Riverside Drive in North Hollywood at about 10:50 p.m. Saturday at a speed of about 80 miles per hour in a 30 m.p.h. zone, police said. Police said he lost control of his motorcycle while rounding a curve.

“The guy fell down and hit the divider,” Sgt. Curt Fesler said. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.


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