Lance Cpl. Alberto Lucio Death: Marine killed while rendering help on California highway.
Camp Pendleton Marine Lance Cpl. Alberto Lucio was struck and killed by a truck while rendering help to a couple in a disabled SUV on I-5 along a California freeway.
At approximately 3:20 a.m. on Monday, 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Alberto Lucio stopped to help a couple that had crashed their SUV when he was struck by an “international box truck,” officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
The SUV occupants were hospitalized for treatment of serious injuries, according to CHP. Their names were not released.