Los Feliz News
Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Identified
By Melissa Simon
Oct 21, 2013 - 2:48:09 PM

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A motorcyclist crashed on the 5 Freeway on Thursday, October 17
LOS FELIZ—The motorcyclist that crashed on the 5 Freeway on Thursday, October 17, has been identified as Joshua Wright, according to authorities.

The accident involving Wright, 40, occurred around 9:48 p.m. near the Los Feliz Boulevard transition to the northbound 5 Freeway. Wright died at the scene.

Authorities said Wright lost control of his motorcycle, struck a concrete curb and guardrail and was then thrown from the motorcycle.

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the eastbound and westbound Los Feliz Boulevard on-ramps were closed to the northbound Golden State Freeway. The on-ramps were re-opened just after 1 a.m. on Friday, October 18.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.



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