LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA (December 20, 2016) – According to the California Highway Patrol, 29-year-old Marine Enrico Antonio Rojo was struck and killed on Monday by a car on the Interstate 10. (map)
CHP Officer Brian Alvarez reported that Rojo was driving his family to the airport when they stopped to help another woman involved in a rollover accident. The woman’s vehicle was overturned and the Marine told his family that he had to help.
Officer Alvarez states that Rojo was then struck by another vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with police. The woman involved in the rollover collision was arrested for driving under the influence.
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