Bill Beckwith Dead: Curb Appeal Star Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Bill BeckwithBILL Beckwith, the co-host of HGTV show Curb Appeal, has been killed in a motorcycle accident in San Francisco.

The San Francisco medical examiner identified 38-year-old 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, according to reports.

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.