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Bloody Tuesday: Stay Safe on those Streets!

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Morning headlines today have not been an exemplary one for public safety, both accident and crime-wise. The big ticket item was the eastbound 10 Freeway being closed in Covina after a 4:45 a.m. accident between a van and motorcycle that left the two-wheeler dead. All lanes were closed and one was reported open at 7 a.m. Also in Norwalk, a five-car crash caused three soundbound lanes on the 605 to be closed shortly before 8 a.m. There were several injuries, but none warranting transport to the hospital.

Moving a little further towards Los Angeles, in the unincorporated part of East Los Angeles, Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies report that two peopled were gunned down within two miles and 90 minutes of each other last night (this sounds like a few weeks ago).

For the LAPD's Pacific Division, a man in his 20's was fatally shot in Mar Vista near Slauson Ave. and Culver Blvd. Few details have come out about this incident, but police say there were multiple shots to his chest and it is possible the man was riding a bicycle.

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Relatively nearby in Inglewood, a rollover crash killed a man in Inglewood. And in the Valley neighborhood of Pacoima, two men suspected of breaking into multiple cars early this morning led police on a short five-minute chase before crashing their car into the Pacoima Wash. The driver was immediately taken into custody while the passenger was transported to the hospital.

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