ORLANDO, FL—Preslee Bangs, an adult performer who had signed with Ideal Image Management, was killed Thursday evening in a motorcycle accident in Orlando, Florida. Bangs, who was new to the industry, was reportedly hit head on by a truck. He was 22 years old.
“Preslee was a very cool and respectful guy with a great attitude towards life,” said his agent, Mike Hellerstein, of Ideal Image Management. “He will definitely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.”
The news has already hit Twitter, where a number of people have tweeted their condolences.
According to wftv.com, the accident that killed 22-year-old adult performer Preslee Bangs was not a head-on collision. Also, the report stated that two motorcyclists were killed in the accident, which happened at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
"According to reports, the truck was in the left turn lane on Sand Lake Road when a motorcycle driven by 29-year-old Carl Simmons struck the right rear of the truck," the article stated. "Parts of the motorcycle continued across the road, hitting a traffic signal pole. [Florida Highway Patrol] says the second motorcycle also hit the truck. The 22-year-old driver has not yet been identified. Both motorcyclists were treated at the scene and taken to a hospital, where they later died."
The driver of the truck was reportedly uninjured.
Photo: Preslee Bangs with Holly Marie Bryn at the 2011 XRCO Awards, courtesy Erika Icon, TheRubPR