LCHS Grad Known as ‘Brilliant Student’ Dies in Plane Crash

Colin Um
Photo courtesy Bo Yang
La Cañada High School graduate Colin Um (center) is shown enjoying a UC Berkeley laboratory’s picnic in August 2017 at the Berkeley Rose Garden.

A La Cañada High School graduate was killed when the plane he was piloting crashed in the California Delta near Antioch recently.
Colin Um, 22, of Berkeley was the only person in the plane when it crashed on June 9, said Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Lee. The victim, a student at UC Berkeley, died of blunt force injuries, Lee added. Continue reading “LCHS Grad Known as ‘Brilliant Student’ Dies in Plane Crash”