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Ex-Napster COO

Killed In Cycling Crash

Struck By Cop Car

12/9/2013 6:27 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The former COO of Napster was killed Sunday during a bike ride in L.A. when he was struck by a Sheriff's patrol car on Mulholland Highway.

65-year-old Milton Olin Jr. -- who worked at the famous music-sharing site from 2000 to 2002 -- was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred around 1pm and witnesses say Olin was in the bike lane when he was struck.

As for the Sheriff's deputy -- he was hospitalized for cuts to his face and eye stemming from shattered glass from the windshield of the patrol car.

Cops are investigating -- and so far, officials say neither drugs nor alcohol appear to be involved.

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31.

liberal racist    

cop was probably reaching for a donut

264 days ago
32.

Christina Marie    

What's a police car doing in a bike lane?

264 days ago
33.

Anikka Reed    

RIP Uncle Milton we will miss you so much! I hope to see you again someday. I hope the cop who did this to you pays for it. I love you.

264 days ago
34.

Nikki    

Anyone who bikes on Mulholland or in Los Angeles has a death wish anyway.

264 days ago
35.

paul a.    

he was in the cyclist lane. dont think the cop can "favor" his way out of this one......

264 days ago
36.

Xianne    

I always try to be on the cops side because they have such a dangerous job but when it comes to this, hell no !!! That man was on the bike lane , you know dedicated to persons on a bike .

264 days ago
37.

Miksmommie    

So Liberal Racist, that's all we do? Eat donuts hmm. Don't know what happened here & hope that the family gets answers. As Officer's we are not above the law. Just remember when you call for help the sirens sound like Angel's. If he did wrong then he will have to answer to it. I'm so sick of ppl bashing us who out OUR lives on the line everyday!!!

264 days ago
38.

Miksmommie    

Please don't get me wrong because I'm the first person who wants the truth out. If this Officer did wrong then he will pay..

264 days ago
39.

mjstf    

what???!!!!

so odd....and not ****terproof windshield?

smells funny to me!

264 days ago
40.

juggalo 6    

Why was the impact on the left side of the car when the bike lane is on the right side of the road? That cop was all the way into the bike lane and then some. This was either on purpose or there is some severe negligence by the PD, again.

264 days ago
41.

Mimi    

Smack dab in the middle of the windshield. How fast do you have to be going to do that? I mean, wouldn't most drivers have time to slow or serve out of the bike lane on the right side of the road in time? At least the damage should be to the passenger side of the car unless he made NO attempt to miss a collision at all!!! Are the lawyers going to check for texting? Sounds like no way he was looking at the road. Nor did he slow down on the straight road, broad daylight. How else?

264 days ago
42.

s_megma    

The cop was busy texting.

264 days ago
43.

Jackie    

The cops will be covering up this accident. smh

264 days ago
44.

nOJooUd    

http://villa.makkiyoon.com/

264 days ago
45.

jackie counter    

i knew milt as a young lawyer at mitchell silberberg & Knupp some 35+ years ago. He was a nice man. This is shocking. How is the cop car window hit in the middle and not the right side where presumably the sheriff would have hit milt? riding bikes in las is dangerous….but we have few bike lanes that milt was presumably in. was the deputy driving into some sort of glaring sun? the whole thing sounds and appears suspect.

263 days ago
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