East Bay business owner dies in car crash; fire destroys family home

Tragedy strikes East Bay family twice in less than a month

A beloved father and husband was killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 4 less than a month after his family lost their home in a fire. His wife says she plans on continuing to run their Antioch auto-body shop and rebuild their home.

ANTIOCH, Calif. – There is sadness and anger from the family of a popular business owner in Antioch.

The family of John Khan has suffered a double loss. He was killed a car crash by someone they describe as reckless driver just weeks after a fire destroyed their family home.

 “I was his sidekick. He was my everything,” Vanessa Khan said of her husband, who was also her business partner at Antioch Action Auto.

She described him as a self-made man who worked hard to support his family until his sudden death.

 “The way he passed was senseless,” Khan said. “I want everyone to know it wasn’t his fault.”  

On Sept. 10 at 1:40 p.m., Vanessa Khan…

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