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Former Napster Exec Killed in Bicycle Accident

Destiny Baker3 years ago

Former Napster executive Milton Everett Olin Jr. was killed after being struck by a sheriff’s patrol car while riding a bicycle in Los Angeles County suburb.

About the Fatal California Bicycle Accident

According to FOX News, Olin, 65, was riding his bicycle along Mulholland Highway in Calabasas, California when he was hit by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s patrol car.

Though the cause of the collision is still under investigation, preliminary reports suggest that Olin was in the bike lane at the time of the accident.

The former Napster COO was traveling alongside the patrol car before being struck, landing on the windshield and rolling off to the street.

Olin was an attorney for Alschul & Olin LLP and had previously served as a top executive for the file-sharing site Napster. Prior to his work with the music sharing pioneer, Olin worked with A&M Records signing artists and acquiring music rights.

Bicycle Accident Statistics

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatal auto/bicycle collisions resulted in the deaths of 677 people in 2011.
  • 38,000 more people were injured as a result of auto/bicycle collisions.
  • 80 percent of all fatal bicycle accidents recorded since 1988 have involved male riders.
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