Milton Everett Olin Jr. former C.O.O. of Napster, killed by sheriffs patrol car while riding a bike.

Date: 
Sunday, December 8, 2013

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Olin and the patrol car were traveling in the same direction on Mulholland Highway in suburban Calabasas when the collision occurred.

A former chief operating officer of the online file-sharing service Napster was killed when he was struck by a sheriff’s patrol car while riding a bicycle, authorities said Monday.

A former chief operating officer of the online file-sharing service Napster was killed when he was struck by a sheriff’s patrol car while riding a bicycle, authorities said Monday.

Lawyer and music industry veteran Milton Everett Olin Jr. of Woodland Hills died Sunday, according to the L.A. coroner’s office.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Olin and the patrol car were traveling in the same direction on Mulholland Highway in suburban Calabasas when the collision occurred.

The cyclist was in the bicycle lane when he was struck, said investigators. He landed on the windshield, shattering the glass before rolling off the cruiser to the street.

The deputy, who was not named, was taken to a hospital for treatment of cuts and bruises.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

People Involved: 
Milton Everett Olin Jr.
State: 
California

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