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San Diego Marine Killed In Multi-Car Accident (Video)

Ricky Jones and with his sister.
Ricky Jones and with his sister.

U.S. Marine Ricky Jones, a member of the U.S.M.C. military police, was killed Saturday morning in a multi-car pile up in the Mission Valley area of San Diego.

The 20-year-old Jones was headed to MCRD San Diego around 5 a.m. when the accident took place, on I-8 westbound at the 163 interchange.

The Buffalo News reports Jones grew up in Niagara Falls, New York. He was the son of a Niagara Falls police detective. After graduating high school, the younger Jones became a firefighter with the Frontier Volunteer Fire Company.


San Diego's NBC affiliate has more on the details of the accident that cost Jones his life: