Co-host of HGTV show killed in motorcycle crash
SAN FRANCISCO - December 4, 2013 (WPVI) -- A co-host of the HGTV show "Curb Appeal" has been killed in a motorcycle accident in San Francisco.
The San Francisco medical examiner identified 38-year-old Bill Beckwith as the victim of a crash near the city's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood Monday night. He was riding a motorcycle that was struck by a car.
Beckwith was one of the three hosts of "Curb Appeal," which features home renovations. He was a carpenter and general contractor who grew up on a farm in Maine and owned his own Bay Area construction business.
HGTV says in a statement that his creativity, adventurous spirit and general love of life will be missed.
Police say Beckwith suffered head trauma and was pronounced dead at a hospital. The 30-year-old driver of the car that struck him is cooperating with the investigation.
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