UPDATE 2:23 p.m.: The search and rescue team member killed in the crash has been identified as Jeff Dye. The sheriff’s department says he was struck and killed while assisting others.
VCSO Fillmore SAR Team member Jeff Dye was helping people at a traffic collision when he was struck and killed by another vehicle. We mourn the loss of our family member today. pic.twitter.com/yEc1HHxdlt
— Ventura Co. Sheriff (@VENTURASHERIFF) February 2, 2019
ORIGINAL STORY: A Ventura County Search and Rescue team member died in a car crash on the I-5 near Pyramid Lake.
It happened about 7:30 a.m. The man was part of the Fillmore Search and Rescue team.
They were traveling to a training mission at Mt. Pinos when the crash occurred.
Three other team members were also injured in the crash.