A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department motorcycle deputy was killed Thursday in a traffic crash in the Lakewood area.

The crash occurred about 9 a.m. at Del Amo and Paramount boulevards, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.

“This is all the info I can share at this time,” the sheriff said in a Twitter post. “Please be patient as we gather facts. We will hold a news conference soon.”

The fatally injured deputy was not immediately identified.

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