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Woman crashes through Costco lot NORTHWEST DISTRICT...

Woman crashes through Costco lot

NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- A 24-year-old Tujunga woman was injured

early Thursday after her truck hit a retaining wall and skidded

through the Costco parking lot.

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The woman, whose name was withheld pending further investigation

and notification of her family, was driving east on Victory Boulevard

when she failed to negotiate a curve in the road and struck a

retaining wall, police said. Her pickup truck went airborne and

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landed on its roof, skidding for more than 100 feet before coming to

rest in the parking lot.

One witness estimated the truck was traveling at 80 to 100 mph at

the time of the crash, police said.

The woman was taken to County-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles,

where she was in critical condition Friday.

Man on bike seriously injured

MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- A 44-year-old man suffered serious head

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injuries when he lost control of his bicycle and drove off a curb,

and police are asking for help finding his family.

Peter J. Norris, whose last known address was in Reseda, was

riding north Tuesday on Hollywood Way along the narrow edge of

sidewalk outside the pedestrian handrail, police said. He lost

control of the bike and drove off the curb, falling and hitting his

head on the pavement, police said.

He was taken to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, where he

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remained Friday. Anyone who witnessed the incident or knows Norris’s

next of kin is asked to call Det. Paul Orlowski at 238-3100.

Compiled by Ben Godar


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