Local Marine killed in crash in California

A local Marine was killed during a horrific crash in California.

Enrico Antonio Rojo

Enrico Antonio Rojo and his fiance were on their way to Houston for the holidays. His father, Miguel Rojo, told Eyewitness News his son is from Humble. He said Rojo died trying to help another driver.

California Highway Patrol troopers told ABC13 the situation unfolded along I-10 in Loma Linda around 1:30 in the morning. Redlands Fire Department Battlion Chief J. Topoleski said Rojo witnessed a rollover crash. He went to help. Chief Topoleski said Rojo was last reported to say, "Are you okay?" before another vehicle struck and killed him.

Enrico Antonio Rojo

Topoleski said the driver of the vehicle involved in the rollover crash was suspected of being intoxicated. The driver of the vehicle who hit Rojo is cooperating with authorities.

Miguel Rojo said his son and fiancé were headed to the airport.
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