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Updated 6:15 p.m. Nov. 30, 2014

A motorcyclist in Montebello on Sunday was killed and his passenger suffered serious injuries when he lost control of his bike and struck a curb, where they both ejected.

The motorcyclist — identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office as 19-year-old Hugo Fragoso of Montebello — was riding east with his female passenger in the 400 block of East Avenida De La Merced when he lost control of the bike and it struck a curb. They were both ejected, according to the Montebello Police Department.

Police were dispatched at 4:43 a.m. Paramedics rushed the young man to Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, where he died from his injuries. His female passenger suffered serious injuries but was expected to survive, police said.

— City News Service

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