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Ventura County search and rescue team member killed in car crash

Posted at 11:29 AM, Feb 02, 2019

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.

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.