Authorities have confirmed that former Social Distortion bassist Brent Liles was struck and killed on January 18 as he attempted to bicycle across southern California's Orange Freeway in Placentia California.
Liles was bass player for the band from 1981 to 1984, quitting, along with drummer Derek O'Brien, during a New Year's performance in 1983. Liles later played in a number of punk bands including Agent Orange. Brent played on the band's Mommy's Little Monster album. Brent Liles was 43.