Bad news LA’s Westchester neighborhood.
Westside Today reports that a bike rider was struck and killed in the area Thursday night, though few details are available.
Forty-four year old cyclist Brian Tomazic was hit by a vehicle around 10:55 pm near the intersection of Airport Boulevard and West 83rd Street.
Tomazic was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver remained at the scene and did not appear to be at fault, according to a sergeant with the LAPD.
No word on how the collision occurred or why police appeared to blame the victim. Or at least, someone or something other than the driver.
This is the 13th bicycling fatality in Southern California this year, and the fifth in Los Angeles County. And it’s the second in the city of LA this year.
My deepest sympathy and prayers for Brian Tomazic and his loved ones.
Thanks to Danny Gamboa for the heads-up.