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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

William Beckwith, HGTV Host, Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Posted By on Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 2:12 PM

click to enlarge William "Bill" Beckwith - FACEBOOK

San Francisco medical authorities identified the man who was killed last night in a motorcycle accident as 38-year-old William Beckwith.

Beckwith, the co-host of the HGTV show "Curb Appeal," was traveling near Oak and Steiner streets at about 8:30 p.m. on Monday when he collided with another driver. Beckwith was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

The driver in the other vehicle was not injured and remained at the scene.

A Facebook page was created in honor of the man who was known as a "a spiritual searcher, a warrior, an adventurer,"

Already, friends, family, and strangers are flooding his memorial page with kind words and fond memories:



On Oct. 21, Beckwith left a status update on his own Facebook page, detailing a head-on collision accident where he assisted the victims.


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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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