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Three Los Angeles police officers who shot and killed a Corvette driver they believed was reaching for a weapon last year won’t face criminal charges following the recent conclusion of an investigation by LA prosecutors.

The shooting of 51-year-old Brian Beaird came on the night of Dec. 13, 2013 after he had led police on a wild high-speed chase through downtown Los Angeles.

The pursuit finally ended when Beaird crashed into another car while going through an intersection. He then climbed out of the Corvette, staggering and heading toward the back of the car where officers believed he was reaching for a weapon.

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As Corvette aficionados, we know that they are attention grabbers just about anywhere we go. But what about Hollywood—what grabs people’s attention in La-La land? For a celebrity known as the “Billboard Queen” and one who knows a thing or two about getting attention and self-promotion, it is a hot-pink C7 Corvette.

Angelyne is a Hollywood celebrity who is now best known for, well, being a Hollywood celebrity. When asked what exactly it was that she did, she answered, “Although I act, model, dance, paint, write and create magic, I’m most known for my persona, the essence of who I am.”

Family of Corvette Driver Shot Dead by LA Police Receive a $5 Million Settlement
Photo Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

The family of a Corvette driver shot and killed by police last year after an hour-long chase that was televised live will receive a $5 million settlement following a vote Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council.

Two city council members voted against the settlement, saying they felt the city had a good chance of winning a lawsuit filed by the family of Brian Newt Beaird, 51.

Last December, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies began chasing Beaird in his Corvette in Cudahy after they suspected he was a drunk or reckless driver. When the chase reached the LA city limits, the LAPD took over as Beaird continued to drive erratically and at high speeds on freeways and surface streets in his C6 Corvette.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

If you live in L.A., you know about Angelyne and her Pink Corvette. We previously posted these photos when she was driving a Pink C5 Corvette.

Angelyne was spotted in Hollywood coming out of a restaurant and climbing into her trademark pink Corvette. Here’s more info on Angelyne: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelyne

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Real Life Barbie with her Pink Corvette
Angelyne, the curvaceous LA icon known for putting up her own billboards with catchy phrases like “Barbie Wishes She Were Me”, was recently spotted driving around town in her pink C5 Corvette. A small compilation of Angelyne’s Corvette after the jump.
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Source:
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