According to gossip site TMZ a paparazzo photographer was killed while trying to take pictures of Justin Bieber's Ferrari during a traffic stop earlier today near the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Details are still developing, but apparently Justin Bieber was not in the car when it happened.
The photographer had been following the Ferrari when it was pulled over by California Highway Patrol. The photographer stepped out of his own vehicle to take a few pictures when CHP asked the photographer to step back because it was unsafe. Some undetermined time afterwards the photographer was hit by an oncoming vehicle and died of his injuries. Authorities say that the accident was not alcohol related and are still investigating. We will update this post when more information is available.
We see what happens when mixing paparazzi and dangerous situations on the road, like with Princess Diana's death in 1997. Should paparazzi be allowed to snap these images when they are endangering not only others, but themselves too?