A paparazzi photographer was killed while trying to take pictures of a Ferrari belonging to Justin Bieber in Los Angeles yesterday.

Reports suggest that the pap was trailing the singer's car - a white Ferrari - when it was pulled over by police on New Year's Day.

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The unidentified photographer is said to have jumped out of his own vehicle to snap the incident, when he was hit by a passing car and fatally injured.

According to TMZ, El Biebo wasn't in the car at the time of the accident, having lent it to two friends previously.

This isn't the first time that Justin has been linked to paparazzi drama - he's been chased on several occasions, and was even been involved in a scuffle with a photographer back in May of last year.

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Biebs is yet to comment on the incident, but other's have been a bit more vocal - including none other than Miley Cyrus.

Taking to twitter, she wrote: "Hope this paparazzi/JB accident brings on some changes in '13.

"Paparazzi are dangerous!Wasn't Princess Di enough of a wake up call?! It is unfair for anyone to put this on to Justin's conscious as well! This was bound to happen!

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"Your mom teaches u when your a child not to play in the street! The chaos that comes with the paparazzi acting like fools makes it impossible for anyone to make safe choices."

What do you make of all this?

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