BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Funeral services have been planned for a well-known Harley rider who was killed last week in a motorcycle accident.
According to the California Highway Patrol's accident report, Michael 'Delano Mike' Pena was heading south on the 405 in Los Angeles when he crashed into another vehicle who had stopped in the HOV lane because of a flat tire. Pena was pronounced dead at the scene by LAFD.
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His family told 23ABC News that his funeral services have been planned for Saturday, August 10, at 10 a.m., at Green Lawn Southwest in Bakersfield.
The Dirty Saints, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts in Kern County, have also contacted 23ABC News and said they are planning a Car Wash Fundraiser event to help raise money for Pena's funeral. The Dirty Saints will be joined by the Bastards M.C. and Kern County Clubs.
The car wash will be held in Taft on Sunday, July 28, at the Lucky 7 Mart on the corner of 10th and A Street.
The fundraiser starts at 8 a.m. and is intended to last all day, according to 'Rev' of the Dirty Saints. There will be refreshments and BBQ for anyone who donates.
His family also told 23ABC News that they have set up an account at Chase Bank under 'Delano Mike's Funeral Services' for anyone interested in donating funds for the funeral expenses.
The public is welcome to attend the funeral and they are expecting more than 3,000 people from all over the United States.