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Torrance Police Department
Thursday February 1st, 2018 :: 08:31 a.m. PST
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Fatal Traffic Collision

On January 30, 2018 at approximately 7:49 p.m., officers from the Torrance Police Department responded to a major traffic collision at the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Anza Avenue. 
 
On arrival, officers discovered that a silver, 2000 Toyota SUV and a white, 2016 KTM motorcycle had collided in the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Anza Avenue. 
 
Based on witness and driver statements, the initial investigation indicates the Toyota SUV was travelling northbound on Anza Avenue, making a left, westbound turn onto Sepulveda Boulevard when it collided with the KTM motorcycle, which was southbound on Anza Avenue.   .  The rider of the KTM motorcycle, a 58-year-old male resident of Lomita, was treated by Torrance Fire Department Personnel at the scene and transported to a local hospital where he unfortunately succumbed to his injures. The rider of the KTM was positively identified by investigators, but his name is being withheld pending notification to a next of kin 
 
The driver and sole occupant of the Toyota was treated by Torrance Fire Department personnel at the scene and released. 
 
The intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Anza Avenue was closed in all directions for approximately four hours during the collision investigation.
 
This collision is being investigated by the Torrance Police Department’s Traffic Division under the command of Captain Martin Vukotic, 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.
 
 
Lieutenant Jeremiah Hart 
Traffic and Special Events Division Commander

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Torrance Police Department
3300 Civic Center Dr
Torrance, CA 90503

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

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