Mitch Lucker, vocalist of Suicide Silence, has died after losing control of his motorcycle.
Lucker, 28, was riding his Harley Davidson in Huntington Beach, where he lives, at around 9.00pm on Wednesday night, according to a statement from the city's Police Department: "He lost control, collided with a light pole at the intersection of Main and 13th streets, and was ejected."
The bike collided with another vehicle but it's passengers and no pedestrians were injured.
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Lucker was seriously injured and was treated on scene by paramedics then taken to UCI Medical Center. According to the Orange County coroner's office, he was pronounced dead at the hospital at 6:17am Thursday 2nd November. The investigation into the cause of the collision or whether alcohol was a factor is ongoing, police said.
The band posted on Facebook: "There's no easy way to say this. Mitch passed away earlier this morning from injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident. This is completely devastating to all of us and we offer our deepest condolences to his family. He will be forever in our hearts. R.I.P. Mitchell Adam Lucker - We Love You Brother".
A candlelight vigil was later held for Mitch in Huntington Beach.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to Mitch's family, band members and close friends.