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May 1, 1995
Two motorcyclists were killed in a head-on collision Sunday morning as they tried to pass a truck on the Angeles Crest Highway, California Highway Patrol officers said. One cyclist, a 25-year-old Temple City man, was southbound on the highway near mile 47 when he crossed the center line about 11:45 a.m. in front of a U.S. Forest Service truck heading north, officers said. To avoid an accident, the truck swerved onto the shoulder, officers said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 1994
A motorcyclist was injured Sunday in the aftermath of a traffic accident in which a car ran off the road and knocked down a telephone pole, authorities said. Two people in the car were hurt. The accident occurred at 8:22 a.m. when the auto went off the west side of Bouquet Canyon Road and sheared off the pole, said Capt. Mike Flocks of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
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November 15, 1994 | MARK SABBATINI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A man leaving a fund-raising event that attracted more than 21,000 motorcyclists was killed and his wife critically injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The accident was one of three serious collisions involving participants in the Love Ride, the country's largest motorcycle charity ride. Two men were hospitalized with injuries during the ride from Glendale to Castaic and later a semitrailer truck overturned in Castaic while swerving to avoid some cyclists.
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October 27, 1994
A Newhall woman, who was injured late Sunday when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger slammed into a truck at a Lancaster intersection, has died, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday. Angel Janes, 29, died Tuesday at Lancaster Community Hospital, where she was being treated for injuries received in the collision at 50th Street East and Avenue K. In an earlier report, deputies incorrectly identified Janes as a Tujunga resident.
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October 25, 1994 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN
A motorcycle slammed into a truck at a Lancaster intersection Sunday night, killing the rider and seriously injuring his passenger. The Los Angeles County coroner's office identified the motorcyclist Monday as James Marsh, 32, of Sunland. Sheriff's traffic investigators said the collision occurred at 9:25 p.m. when Marsh failed to stop for a stop sign while riding south on 50th Street East.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1994
A man died after losing control of his motorcycle Sunday on Bouquet Canyon Road near Santa Clarita, authorities said. The motorcycle left a skid mark more than 30 feet long on a narrow and winding segment of Bouquet Canyon Road near Vasquez Canyon Road just after 10 a.m. Sunday. The motorcyclist was found under a parked van a short time later, California Highway Patrol Officer Frank Lewis said.
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June 19, 1994
An unidentified motorcyclist was killed early Saturday when he apparently lost control of his vehicle in Granada Hills and was ejected off his seat and into a pole, police said. The accident happened as the man traveled north on Balboa Boulevard near Woodley Avenue, Los Angeles Police Officer Clark Baker said. The motorcyclist was found about 2:30 a.m. by passing motorists and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills, where he died soon afterward.
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April 16, 1994
A Torrance man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck that had stopped at a four-way stop sign, authorities said Friday. The 23-year-old man was taken to Palmdale Hospital Medical Center, where he died. His identity was withheld until family members are notified. The driver of the pickup was not hurt in the 11:05 p.m. crash, which occurred Thursday at Avenue P and 30th Street East, authorities said.
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October 25, 1993
A 25-year-old motorcyclist died Saturday after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed on North Aliso Canyon Road in Acton, the California Highway Patrol reported. The man was traveling 60 to 70 m.p.h. when he overshot a curve about 6:30 p.m., veered across the eastbound lane and struck a dirt shoulder, Officer Susan Seruga said. The CHP declined to identify the dead man pending notification of his relatives.
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