California State Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 14 filed with the Secretary of State on July 21 2015 honors the life of Ventura County sheriff who was struck and killed by a drunk driver on October 28, 2014.
The Legislature designated a 2.04 mile portion of Highway 101 between Lewis Road/State Route 34 at mile post 13.848 and Las Posas Road at mile post 15.888 as the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Yevhen “Eugene’ Kostiuchenko Memorial Highway.
Other information about Deputy Kostiuchenko:
He was born in the Ukraine in January 1973 and was fluent in four languages.
Eugene began working at the County of Ventura in April 2003 as a program administrator.
Eugene was sworn in as deputy sheriff in November 2007.
He was an avid runner who competed in the 12 mile Baker to Vegas Relay.