By CBS13 Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBS13) — A motorcyclist from Sacramento was killed in a crash in west Los Angeles on Thursday, police say.

Los Angeles police say, a little after 2 p.m., a motorcycle heading west on Sunset Boulevard lost control at the intersection of Glenroy Avenue. The motorcycle ended up hitting a Volvo, ejecting both the rider and a passenger.

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Medics quickly responded to the scene and both people who were riding on the motorcycle were rushed to the hospital.

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Police say the motorcyclist later died from his injuries. He has been identified as 30-year-old Sacramento resident. His passenger, a 36-year-old woman from Sacramento, was treated for her injuries.

The driver of the Volvo that was struck stayed at the scene, police say.

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Exactly what led up to the motorcyclist losing control is under investigation.