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Two Dead In Separate Motorcycle Accidents Near PCH

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A 58-year-old man who was riding his motorcycle in Malibu was killed after being hit by a car on Saturday, while another woman on a motorcycle died following an accident in Santa Monica.

City News Service reports that Florentino Couce of Marina Del Rey was on his 2015 Ducati, heading north on Latigo Canyon Drive—about three miles above Pacific Coast Highway— when the driver of a 2016 Mazda, which had been stopped at the intersection at Ocean View Drive, pulled out in front of him as she made a left turn.

"Before the car could complete its turn, the motorcycle struck the left side of the car and the rider was ejected onto the road," according to the California Highway Patrol.

The driver of the Mazda was a 19-year-old girl, who was uninjured, nor was she cited or arrested.

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It was not the only fatal motorcycle accident near the beach on Saturday. According to Santa Monica Observed, a woman was riding as a passenger on the back of a motorcycle through the McClure Tunnel, which connects the 10 Freeway to PCH, when the bike swerved into a Toyota Camry. The passenger later died from her injuries at a nearby hospital, while the driver of the motorcycle is in critical condition.