Man Killed in Fatal Accident near Balboa Boulevard

NEWPORT BEACH (November 30, 2021) – A motorcycle collision on 34th Street claimed the life of Benjamin Gusenkov Saturday night.

Officers responded to the reports of a motorcyclist down on the road around 7:00 p.m., in the area of 34th Street and Balboa Boulevard.

Upon arrival, officers located the man and attempted to perform life-saving maneuvers. However, the man identified by the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office as 25-year-old Benjamin Gusenkov died at the scene.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash require further investigation.

Police are asking for those with information about the incident to contact Newport Beach Police Department. 949-644-3681.

Once available, further details will be provided.


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