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Maribel Espitia was identified by her friends as the motorcyclist who died in Valencia on Monday, according to KHTS AM 1220.The Los Angeles County Department of Medicine coroner has not officially confirmed her identity because they were unable to contact her family.
Police say she lost control of the motorcycle or was unable to brake before it crashed into the parking lot wall at Westfield Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita.
Two men and two women had been doing tricks on their motorcycles in the parking deck, which is scuffed with tire treads, before her death. Mall employees said the garage is a known destination where cyclists make ‘doughnuts.’
A funeral for Espitia will be held Thursday at Infiniti in Valencia, where she worked as a receptionist, according to KHTS.
Emergency medical services
Emergency medical services are shown responding to the scene of the accident.
“I know folks want to teach people, but if you’re that interested, take a professional course,” said Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Said Dave Shoemaker.
“My best friend Maribel Espitia was in a tragic accident and lost her life,” Destiny Gonzalez wrote in the GoFundMe description.
‘Anyone who knew or knew Maribel knew that she was an exceptional person that you only see once in a lifetime.’
“Words by themselves cannot even describe how pure and kind she was, she left us too soon,” Gonzalez wrote. ‘Anything she can donate to help with the cost of her funeral or other expenses for her would be greatly appreciated. All donations will be delivered to her parents Susana and Sergio Espitia.’
Since the fundraising initiative was launched on Tuesday, $13,736 has been raised.
‘My condolences to the Espitia family. My heart aches for you,’ wrote Jocabad Chelion Mendoza. ‘My prays are with you.
‘A friend from high school who was so kind and down to earth. We talked so many times… This is so unreal.’
“Rest in peace to such a beautiful girl/high school friend/client,” read a tribute on a business page called Pretty Lashed by Jasmine.
“I am very sorry for all those hurt by this news. Her best friend @mamaholds made a Go fund me to help her family with this sudden loss. Rest in peace Maribel Espitia Rest in peace mom.
Authorities received a 911 call related to the incident around 5 p.m., after witnesses allegedly saw the woman fall.
The Sheriff’s Department is working with the mall to find video evidence of the incident to see what really happened to the woman.
She was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County firefighters before being taken to a hospital, where she died.
The Sheriff’s Department spokesman said the woman’s death was a “tragic accident,” but the incident is still under investigation.
Friends mourned Espitia’s death in tribute posts on Facebook.