Matthew Ortega Obituary – Car Accident: Cal State San Bernardino student identified among 2 killed in “tragic” crash.
“Matthew always had a smile on his face – it was infectious and could light up a room.”
23-year-old Matthew Ortega was identified among two killed in a car accident on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
“On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Matthew, 23, and his friend, Molly passed away in a car accident,” a GoFundMe page created for Matthew’s funeral read.
There were no details released concerning the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Matthew was a student at Cal State San Bernardino, where he studied Public Health. He was expecting to graduate in December.
He was the second of six children.
His free-spirited nature was both refreshing and contagious. He made those around him feel seen and welcomed, and he had a natural ability to connect to people. Matthew was an open book. He was courageous, kind, encouraging, loving, and generous with his time. He wore his heart on his sleeve and was unapologetic about it. He was free. He was happy.
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