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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
PRESS RELEASE
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Feb 25, 2014
Fatal Traffic Collision

On February 25th, 2014 at approximately at 4:30 PM, the Fountain Valley Police Department responded to the intersection of Ellis Avenue and Bushard Street regarding a traffic collision between a motorcyclist and a Saturn sedan. Officers arrived and found an unresponsive, injured male motorcyclist and summoned paramedics to the scene.  Paramedics were unable to resuscitate the motorcyclist and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.    Investigation revealed the motorcyclist was E/B Ellis approaching Bushard.  The Saturn made a left turn from W/B Ellis to S/B Bushard.  Multiple witnesses indicated the motorcyclist ran the red light at Bushard and collided with the Saturn.   Preliminary investigation did not show that alcohol or drugs contributed to the collision.  The motorcyclist was identified as 45 year old David Pascarella of Irvine.  Investigation is on-going.  Any witnesses to the collision are encouraged to contact the Fountain Valley Police Department at 714-593-4484 to provide additional information. 


Sgt. Steve Desantis
(714) 593-4485
FVPD Case Number: 14-0786

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