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By Lillian Boyd

A woman in her thirties died Saturday night, Sept. 25, after she crashed her electric bicycle while riding it with two children on San Juan Creek Trail in San Juan Capistrano.

Orange County Sheriff’s Department received reports of the crash around 8:30 p.m. and responded along with Orange County Fire Authority. According to Todd Hylton, OCSD public information officer, the fatal accident occurred north of Creekside Park—where Dana Point borders San Juan Capistrano.

“There were two children on the e-bike under the age of 5,” Hylton added. “They were transported to the hospital.”

OCSD has not yet released the identity of the deceased woman. It is unclear what speed the e-bike was going before the crash.

“The crash remains under investigation,” Hylton said.

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  • The tragedy of the E-Bike didn’t need to happen. I’ve written the Dana Point Times about E-Bikes before and apparently it fell on deaf ears. I’ve witnessed kids running stop signs, parents with kids on board running stop signs. They should follow the rules of the road or there will be more accidents like the demise of the mother and injured kids. IT DIDN’T NEED TO HAPPEN.

  • A lot of folks had predicated this to happen.
    I have ridden motorcycles my entire adult life. E-Bikes in control of children and adults without adequate training are killing machines!

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