BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A local man who was a member of Hell's Angels and involved in local charities died yesterday in Los Angeles.
On July 17, at about 4:30 p.m., a driver of a 2009 Harley Davidson, identified as 47-year-old Michael Pena, crashed into another vehicle in the HOV lane of I-405.
According to the accident report, a Nissan pick-up truck had a flat tire and stopped the vehicle in the HOV lane of the southbound I-405, north of Victory Boulevard. The report said that Pena was driving in the HOV lane and was unable to stop before rear-ending the truck.
Pena was pronounced dead by the Los Angeles City Fire Department as a result of his injuries from the collision.
Two lanes of the southbound I-405 were closed for about four hours as a result of this crash yesterday.