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Motorcyclist Dies in Crash Into Car

A 39-year-old motorcyclist from Thousand Oaks was killed Wednesday after he slammed into a car that turned in front of him, authorities said.

The motorcyclist was heading east on Thousand Oaks Boulevard approaching La Baya Drive about 5:45 p.m. when a Volvo traveling west turned left onto La Baya Drive into the path of the motorcyclist, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Rick Smith.

The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, slammed into the right rear door of the Volvo, he said.

Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. His name was not released pending notification of relatives.

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The three occupants of the Volvo were taken to Los Robles Medical Center in Thousand Oaks.

Their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, authorities said.

A preliminary investigation indicated the driver of the Volvo was at fault in the crash, Smith said.

“That’s what it looks like at this point--the investigation is continuing,” he said.


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