Motorcyclist Hit by Car in Fatal Bellflower Crash
BELLFLOWER, Calif. (May 29, 2018) — John Wayne Tharpe, 57, of Bellflower, has died in a collision between his motorcycle and a vehicle Saturday afternoon at Bellflower Boulevard and Walnut Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff Coroner.
The victim died of his injuries at the scene about 3:17 p.m. on May 26th. The coroner stated that the victim was struck by the vehicle, but it’s unknown what led to the crash. This intersection is controlled by traffic lights in all directions.
The incident remains under investigation by police to determine liability.
Fatal Accident Investigation
Police are investigating this collision to determine the cause and liability. At this time, we do not know whether or not either of the drivers violated any traffic laws or if drugs and or alcohol were factors. This matter remains under investigation and police will provide answers in their final report.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mr. Tharpe at this difficult time.
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