LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Bieber says his thoughts and prayers are with the family of a paparazzo who was fatally struck by a car after taking pictures of the singer's Ferrari sports car in Los Angeles.
Bieber's comment came in a statement released Wednesday by Island Def Jam Music Group.
Police Officer James Stoughton says Bieber was not in the Ferrari at the time of the accident.
Stoughton says the photographer died Tuesday at a hospital.
Sgt. Rudy Lopez told the Los Angeles Times that the pop star's friend was driving the car when it was pulled over for a traffic stop.
Police say the paparazzo was struck while returning to his own car.