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Torrance Police Department
Monday December 10th, 2018 :: 08:08 a.m. PST


Fatal Traffic Collision

On December 9th, 2018 at approximately 2:59 AM, officers from the Torrance Police Department responded to a major traffic collision at the intersection of 190th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard in Torrance.
On arrival, officers discovered that a red BMW motorcycle, driven by a 29-year-old male, was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard when it collided with the center median and guard rail just north of 190th Street.  
The motorcyclist sustained major injuries and was treated by Torrance Fire Department personnel at the scene, but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.  The identity of the motorcyclist is pending notification to the next of kin.
The intersection of 190th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard was closed for approximately 6 hours during the investigation.     This collision is being investigated by the Torrance Police Department’s Traffic Division under the command of Captain Mark Underwood, Commander of the Special Operations Bureau.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact the Torrance Police Department’s Traffic Division at (310) 618-5557 DR#180058271. 
Lieutenant Jeremiah Hart 
Traffic and Special Events Division Commander

Torrance Police Department
3300 Civic Center Dr
Torrance, CA 90503

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 310-328-3456

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