A U.S. Marine was killed earlier this month when he tried to come to the aid of a couple in need. The unidentified 20-year-old Marine reportedly pulled over to help a couple that had been involved in a solo car crash.
The incident was first reported nationally by the New York Post after local California outlets covered the story.
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California Highway Patrol: ‘He was trying to do the right thing, he was trying to help somebody in need’
The Marine was driving around 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 5 near Las Pulgas Road in Oceanside, California.
CBS 8 reported that he pulled over to help 36-year-old Darryl Sheffey and his 31-year-old female companion. The couple’s SUV had crashed and was left sideways in the southbound lanes.
As the Marine tried to help the couple, a box truck collided into the SUV, killing the Marine and injuring the Sheffey and his female companion.
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California Highway Patrol said, according to the report, “The Marine is a male Marine. He was trying to do the right thing, he was trying to help somebody in need.”
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“Unfortunately, the freeway traffic was still moving at the time and the box van came and collided into the vehicle,” CHP said.
The couple were taken to a local hospital to receive medical treatment. Sheffey’s female companion remains unidentified.
CBS 8 reported that Sheffey has been arrested and charged with several felonies and is expected to be booked in the San Diego County jail following medical care.
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