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‘Curb Appeal’ Host Bill Beckwith Killed in Crash: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Bill Beckwith, host of HGTV’s show Curb Appeal, is dead at age 38 after a motorcycle crash in San Francisco, reports SFGate.com.

Here’s what we know about this amazing man and his tragic demise.


1. He Was Struck by a Car

Beckwith was reportedly riding a motorcycle around 8:30 p.m. local time on Monday in San Francisco’s Lower Haight neighborhood when he collided with a car near the corner of Oak and Steiner streets. He later died at a hospital. The 30-year-old man who was driving the car reportedly stopped and cooperated with police.

RIP Bill Beckwith: The Pictures You Need to See

Beautiful, humorous and adventurous photos to remember the Curb Appeal host who died in a motorcycle crash.

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2. He Loved Motorcycles

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Beckwith was a motorcycle enthusiast, whose Facebook photos include many images of him motorcycle-touring in exotic locales, performing jumps and tricks, and documenting motorcycle maintenance.

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3. He’s a Country Boy From Maine Who Hit it Big

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According to his HGTV profile, Beckwith grew up on a vegetable farm in Warren, Maine, where he developed a love for old structures and building things. He studied English and martial arts at the University of Montana, then moved to California, where he became a contractor and founded his firm, BB Design Build. In 2010, he joined Curb Appeal and became a household name for home-improvement enthusiasts.

4. He Leaves Behind a Girlfriend

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Beckwith had a lovely girlfriend, Yulia Korneeva, who wrote this touching tribute to him on Facebook:

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5. A Tribute Group is Sharing Photos & Memories

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A memorial Facebook group has been set up in Beckwith’s honor. His brother, girlfriend and others who knew him are sharing memories and some amazing photos from his life.

RIP Bill Beckwith: The Pictures You Need to See

Beautiful, humorous and adventurous photos to remember the Curb Appeal host who died in a motorcycle crash.

Click here to read more

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