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19-Year-Old Dies In Motorcycle Accident in Baldwin Park

At least two other people were seriously injured, according to Baldwin Park Police.

A 19-year-old man riding as a passenger on a motorcycle died in an accident on the evening of Sunday, June 17, according to the Baldwin Park Police Department.

Lt. David Reynoso said that officers responded to a crash between a motorcycle and a car in the 3400 block of Patriti Ave.

According to preliminary reports, two people were riding on the motorcycle traveling north on Petriti when a 1962 Chrysler was pulling out of a driveway. 

The motorcycle collided with the side of the car, causing both the driver and passenger to be launched in the air.

The motorcycle driver, an 18-year-old man, suffered a fractured tibia and broken femur, as well as injuries to his hip and arm.

The passenger suffered severe trauma and died at the hospital during surgery, Reynoso said. 

The person driving the vehicle, a 70-year-old man, suffered minor wounds and a dislocated elbow.

The three man involved were not identified but it was confirmed that they are Baldwin Park residents.

Authorities believe that speed could have been a factor in the accident. Drugs or alcohol have been ruled out. The investigation is still ongoing.

Carlos Aviles (Editor) June 19, 2012 at 02:11 AM
Friends Identify Victim in Motorcycle Accident http://patch.com/A-vtPW
Maritza Ortiz June 19, 2012 at 04:55 AM
I am going to miss Juan!! ); R.I.P.
Eva Rocha June 19, 2012 at 05:02 AM
You will be dearly missed!! R.I.P. Juan Jose Lupian !! I love you primo!!
Daniel Ochoa June 19, 2012 at 06:37 AM
My cousin was a good kid. Why does god only take the good ones? R.I.P Juan "Juanito" Lupian
Eloisa Gallardo June 19, 2012 at 08:00 AM
R.I.P primo. U will b forever missed. Thank u for all the great memories. We have lost a great family member. U can never b forgotten. We all Love u
sandra carlos June 19, 2012 at 05:40 PM
Juanito im still in shock !!! Cant think straight for these past days !!! I Love u and i wish u came back ! I know this wasnt ur fault and u didnt deserve this . Thanx for all those times we has as little kids .... i will never forget u !!! Rest in Paradise Juanito !!!!
Carlos Aviles (Editor) June 20, 2012 at 12:55 AM
"This Is A Terrible Tragedy. I am sorry for his family," said Carlos Ortiz, the driver of the vehicle involved in the fatal motorcycle accident. http://patch.com/A-vwsV

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