A cyclist fatally struck by a sheriff\’s patrol car Sunday was the former chief operating officer of Napster and a music industry veteran.
Milton Everett Olin Jr., 65, of Woodland Hills, was struck and killed by a sheriff\’s patrol car just after 1 p.m. Sunday in the 22000 block of Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. He was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner\’s office on Monday.
The impact smashed the patrol car’s windshield, leaving the deputy with cuts on his arm and glass in his eyes.
Authorities did not say whether the deputy was on routine patrol or responding to an emergency call.
Olin was pronounced dead at the scene, while the deputy was taken to a nearby hospital for minor injuries, authorities said.
In addition to serving as a top executive for the file-sharing website Napster Inc., Olin was a prominent entertainment attorney for Altschul & Olin LLP, which he co-founded, and had been practicing law since 1975, according to court documents