Man dies in fatal collision

DOWNEY -- A 25-year-old man was killed Sunday night when the motorcycle he was riding slammed into another vehicle at Lakewood and Firestone boulevards, Downey police officials said.The victim was identified by police as Bryan Miranda, of Bell. Miranda was heading north on Lakewood Boulevard at 9:33 p.m. and was making a left turn at Firestone when he collided with another vehicle, said Downey police Sgt. Dean Milligan. Witnesses claimed Miranda turned on a green light, but directly into the path of an oncoming car, Milligan said. Paramedics transported Miranda to Downey Regional Medical Center where he died, Milligan said. The driver of the other car, Dayana Barro-Garcia, 25, of Paramount, was taken to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Bellflower with minor injuries, said Milligan. Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to call Downey traffic detectives at (562) 904-2339 and refer to DR# 09-15026. ********** Published: March 13, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 47