South LA

Motorcycle Rider and Passenger Die in Crash During Police Pursuit

The rider and passenger of a stolen 2004 Suzuki motorcycle died Tuesday night when a police pursuit ended in a crash in South Los Angeles.

The pursuit started about 8 p.m. after officers saw the stolen motorcycle carrying two men, according to Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The motorcycle crashed near the intersection of 62nd Street and Gramercy Place, and the rider, who is estimated to be in his mid-20s, died at the scene, Im said. A passenger, also in his mid-20s, died at a hospital.

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