La Puente motorcyclist killed in crash identified

INDUSTRY — Coroner’s officials over the weekend released the name of a 48-year-old La Puente man who died Thursday in a motorcycle crash.
Mauricio Martinez-Coto died at the scene of the crash, which took place just before 9 a.m. on Fullerton Road at Arenth Avenue, according to Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Lt. Joe Bale. He was initially described by sheriff’s officials as a 38-year-old man.
Initial investigation indicated Martinez-Coto was southbound on Fullerton Road when a vehicle turned in front of him while making a left from northbound Fullerton Road onto Arenth Avenue, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Arthur Scott said. The rider was thrown from his motorcycle by the impact.
The driver of the vehicle that collided with the motorcycle remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, Scott added. No arrested were made in what was being investigated as an accident.

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