Sung Kang ID’d as Motorcyclist Killed in Traffic Collision on Highway 150 (Casitas Pass Road) near Rameli Ranch Road in Ventura County
Ventura County, California (September 2, 2021) – Authorities have identified the motorcyclist who died Wednesday afternoon following a traffic collision west of Lake Casitas in Ventura County as Sung Dae Kang, 35, of Oxnard.
The deadly crash occurred shortly before 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, September 1, in the 5500 block of Highway 150, also known as Casitas Pass Road, just west of Rameli Ranch Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.
According to the CHP, Kang was riding a 2018 Aprilia Tuono V4 eastbound on Highway 150 when he lost control and drifted across the solid double-yellow lines.
The motorcycle then crashed into the side of a dump truck.
Rider Killed in Ventura County Crash on Highway 150
Kang was thrown off the bike upon the impact. He was pronounced dead at the scene, despite life-saving measures performed by the medical personnel.
The crash caused a closure of the highway as authorities investigated the incident.
The cause of the collision remained under investigation. Anyone with information or who witnessed the crash is urged to contact the Ventura CHP office at 805-662-2640.
The safe riding of a motorcycle can help reduce the number of motorcycle accidents that happen every day. Motorcyclists should be aware of the safety challenges that riders face while on California roadways and know how to respond to them. Such challenges include; Risky motorcycle riding practices like weaving at unsafe speeds, downshifting, reduced visibility by other road users, size of the motorcycle compared to other vehicles, among others.
Tips for Safe Riding of Motorcycles
- Ensure you are properly licensed before riding a motorcycle.
- Practice how to operate a motorcycle properly.
- Wear the proper protection.
- Ride responsibly.
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