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Alvern Street Bicycle-Auto Collision Left One Fatality, Micheal Tesfai Arrested

LADERA HEIGHTS, CA (September 20, 2021) – Police arrested Micheal Tesfai after a fatal bicycle-auto collision on Alvern Street last Saturday.

The incident happened around 4:40 A.M. at Centinela Avenue and Alvern Street, according to CHP Officer G. Ramos.

Investigators claimed that a man on a Canondale bicycle made a right turn onto westbound Centinela, directly into the path of a 2019 Toyota Camry.

As a result, the westbound vehicle struck the bicyclist leaving him critically injured.

Eventually, the Los Angeles County Paramedics responded and pronounced the 71-year-old man dead at the scene.

Although, their identity has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin

Meanwhile, authorities arrested and booked 27-year-old Michael Tesfai of Culver City in Los Angeles County Jail under suspicion of DUI.


Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased at this time.


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