The 2 men killed on the shoulder of Interstate 5 on November 9 have been identified as Rigoberto Gomez Cortez and Brian Bannister. Bannister was traveling northbound on I-5  near Manning Avenue when he pulled his car over. Gomez Cortez came over from a nearby field to help. They were hit by a vehicle driven by Cynthia Merritt while refueling bannister’s vehicle. If you are a friend or family member of Bannister or Gomez Cortez please contact us at /.

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