Hit and run takes local man’s life

by Antonio Curiel 0

OCEANSIDE, Calif. – 24-year old Stephen Vincent Chavez was struck and killed by multiple vehicles on the Interstate 5 freeway in Oceanside on Sunday night.

Chavez was struck near the Aliso Creek Rest Area where California Highway Patrol believe he may have wandered onto the freeway from the rest area.

Chavez was struck by a white mid-sized van in the the left southbound lane. The driver the sped off after the crash, according to the CHP.

Chavez tried to get up from the collison but was then was struck again by another vehicle and was declared dead on the scene.

Chavez, who was expecting another child, is survived by his fiancé Breyana and one-year-old daughter Irie.

A GiveForward page was set up for help the future of his family. If you would like to donate you can click on the link here.

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