Thursday, April 1

EMT struck & killed during response

April roars in like a lion - showers, snow, winds -

SAN DIEGO — A Pacific storm moved through the county Thursday morning and brought along with it chilly temperatures, high winds, snow and heavy showers that made for a treacherous drive on the freeways.

Dozens of accidents were reported throughout the morning, including one that killed an emergency medical technician who was responding to a crash.

Esteban Behana, 24, had arrived at a collision on state Route 163 just north of Washington Street about 7 a.m. and was putting out flares when he was hit, San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Maurice Luque said.

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