Paparazzo Killed Trying to Photograph Justin Bieber’s Ferrari

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Los Angeles: January 1, 2013

A paparazzo attempting to shoot photos of Justin Bieber’s Ferrari was hit by another car and killed.  TMZ reports that one of Justin’s friends was behind the wheel of the singer’s parked vehicle.

Law enforcementJustin-Bieber_2012 sources told TMZ that Bieber’s white Ferrari was pulled over by California Highway Patrol for a routine traffic stop on Sepulveda Blvd. near the Getty Center in LA.

A photographer who was following the Ferrari at the time of the pull over attempted to snap photographs while CHP officers conducted the traffic stop.  CHP advised the photographer to move back because the situation was unsafe. justin-bieber-gets-pulled-over-by-police-in-white-ferrari-458_3

At some point the photographer was struck by an oncoming vehicle and killed.

LAPD is now on scene investigating the incident.

To date Bieber’s publicist has not offered a comment on the situation.

The identity of the victim has been withheld pending notification of his family.

More up-dates to follow.