APPLE VALLEY-(VVNG.com): A Lucerne Valley family is mourning the loss of their youngest son after an August 21st single-vehicle traffic collision. The 22-year-old man, identified as Jack Koop died at the scene after being ejected from his truck.
CHP officials said that at the time of the collision, Koop was not wearing a seatbelt. He was traveling eastbound on Cahuilla Road at an unknown rate of speed, when for unknown reasons he swerved into a dirt beam causing the truck to overturn.
Koop was described by loved ones as a sweet soul that will forever be missed. The family is devastated and shocked by the loss of Koop, the youngest of five children.
A family friend set up a Go Fund Me Account to offset the burial costs for Koop. If anyone would like to help his family during this difficult time, you can donate to the Go Fund Me, “Jack M Koop Memorial Fund”.
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