Steven Klein ID’d as Motorcyclist Killed in Collision on Orange (57) Freeway near Diamond Bar Boulevard in Diamond Bar
Diamond Bar, California (August 25, 2021) – The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Bureau has identified the motorcyclist who died Saturday morning following a traffic accident in Diamond Bar as Steven Klein, 51, of Bullhead City, Arizona.
The deadly motorcycle accident occurred at about 2:46 a.m., Saturday, August 21, on the northbound side of the Orange (57) Freeway, just south of Diamond Bar Boulevard.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Klein was riding a 2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycle when he reportedly made an unsafe lane change into the No. 5 lane and rear-ended a 2019 Freightliner Cascadia.
Due to the impact, the motorcycle traveled out of control and crashed into a concrete K-rail.
Motorcyclist Killed in Diamond Bar Crash Identified as 51-Year-Old Man
Klein was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the big rig did not suffer any injuries.
Further details regarding the accident were not immediately available.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact the CHP- Baldwin Park area office at 626-338-1164.
The safe riding of a motorcycle can help reduce the number of motorcycle accidents that happen every day. Motorcyclists should be aware of the safety challenges that riders face while on California roadways and know how to respond to them. Such challenges include; Risky motorcycle riding practices like weaving at unsafe speeds, downshifting, reduced visibility by other road users, size of the motorcycle compared to other vehicles, among others.
Tips for Safe Riding of Motorcycles
- Ensure you are properly licensed before riding a motorcycle.
- Practice how to operate a motorcycle properly.
- Wear the proper protection.
- Ride responsibly.
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