Truck Accident Leaves 1 Dead

A 56-year-old Chula Vista man was killed Friday evening when he drove his pickup truck into a stopped truck that was waiting to turn, police said.

Andrew Gonzalez Martinez rammed into a large truck that had stopped in the left-turn lane in the 3400 block of Main Street at 7:03 p.m. He lived in the 1400 block of Third Avenue.

The large truck, which had its lights and turn signal on, was being driven by Ronald Whitehurst, 48, who saw Martinez speeding toward him in a 1971 Chevrolet pickup, Chula Vista police said.

Whitehurst, of the 500 block of McIntosh street, was treated at UC San Diego Medical Center for injuries suffered in the collision.

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