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Shock Sets In Over Death Of Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy In Hit And Run Crash

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:36am

Family, friends, and the entire public safety community in Ventura County are reeling from the death of a Ventura County Sheriff’s deputy, who was the victim of a hit and run driver.

Those who knew Gene Kostiuchenko say his dedication to public service was remarkable, especially since he wasn’t born in the U.S., and had to become a citizen to reach his dream of becoming a sheriff’s deputy.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has more on the deputy’s story, as well as the latest on the investigation into what led to his death yesterday.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  Deputy Kostiuchenko Remembered

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