She was run off the highway by a driver beneath the affect on her strategy to work simply earlier than 8:30 a.m. Friday morning in accordance with the California Excessive Patrol.
The sufferer’s household spoke with NBC 7, expressing the enjoyment she dropped at their lives.
Twenty-five-year-old Leslie Nunez Rosas’ sister Evelyn and associate Valerie had the toughest vacation of their lives with out their sister.
“Her smile, she would mild up a room,“ Evelyn mentioned.
“It is onerous. It is onerous on all of us,” Valerie Nunez mentioned.
Leslie was simply 25 years previous. She had an 11-month-old son Jaxon and a 6-year-old daughter Delilah with husband Jack Rosas.
Delilah is conserving a courageous face, Valerie mentioned.
“She’s unhappy however she is attempting to remain robust for the household. She is conserving a smile and conserving us all pushing by means of. Similar to my sister would precisely. She has the identical soul,“ Nunez mentioned.
Investigators mentioned the El Cajon mom was killed after her Nissan Maxima was hit from behind whereas driving westbound on State Route 94.
Leslie’s automobile was hit so onerous that it was knocked off the 94. It overturned and landed on the offramp to School Avenue. She hit one other automobile, then was ejected from the driving force’s seat. Emergency responders couldn’t save her.
The motive force of the Chrysler 300 that hit Rosas, 26-year-old Isaac Payne was arrested not removed from the collision, CHP investigators mentioned.
Payne is charged with two counts driving beneath the affect inflicting bodily harm, hit-and-run loss of life, and gross automobile manslaughter, in accordance with San Diego County Sheriff Division’s information.
His bail is about at $1 million.
“She had the Christmas presents in her trunk after simply shopping for them for the children and he or she was going to go dwelling and wrap them. She was excited,” Valerie Nunez mentioned.
Leslie’s husband, Jack, was too harm to talk however wrote one thing for his late spouse.
“Fly excessive, stunning and I’ll maintain it down for you. I like you with all my coronary heart,” Jack Rosas wrote.
Leslie was a Dodgers fan, a lover of cooking and journeys to the seaside, however her sisters say, above all, she was the bliss in each gathering — even this Christmas.
“She’s at peace. I really feel it in my coronary heart. I really feel her power in me and I do know she is OK,“ Evelyn Nunez mentioned.
Suspect Isaac Payne remained behind bars Tuesday night time. He’s scheduled for arraignment Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.