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Freeway Accident Takes Life of Paparazzo Taking Photographing Bieber’s Ferrari

Last Updated: 11 January, 2013

A photographer died after he was hit by a motorist after taking pictures of a car belonging to Justin Bieber.

On New Year’s Day, Christopher J. Guerra, 29, was taking pictures of a Ferrari registered to Beiber involved in a traffic stop. The vehicle was on the side ofL.A.’s Sepulveda Boulevard near the Getty Center Drive exit of the 405 freeway. Beiber was not in the car at the time of the traffic stop.

Guerra was heading back to his vehicle after being told repeatedly by Police to leave the area. Around 5:50 p.m., the photographer was hit by a 2007 Toyota Highlander that was heading south.

Guerra was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m. The 69-year-old driver of the Highlander is cooperating with police.

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