Motorcyclist Dies in Isla Vista


Jack Alegre
Features Editor

James Lu, a biology major at UCSB, was killed Friday after suffering a fatal motorcycle crash near UCSB’s Isla Vista entrance, according to Noozhawk.

According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department Public Information Officer Dave Zaniboni, Lu was killed around 4:00 p.m. on Stadium Road.

Lu was turning right onto El Colegio from Stadium Road when he crashed, hitting a bus bench. Paramedics worked on Lu for 20 minutes before he died, according to the article.

A GoFundMe page set up to raise money for Lu’s funeral remembers him as “an outstanding baseball player, story writer, musician, and friend.”

California Highway Patrol is currently investigating the details of the crash.

This article has been updated.