Lance Cpl. Matthew Ryan Adams was killed in a car crash last week when he collided with a pickup truck whose driver was fleeing police. (Marine Corps photo)
A Camp Pendleton Marine who was struck and killed on a Carlsbad freeway in a wrong-way, head-on crash with a pickup whose driver who had just fled from police was identified by the Medical Examiner's Office on Wednesday as a 19-year-old Utah man.
Matthew Ryan Adams was headed north in the fast lane Interstate 5 near the Las Flores overpass when his silver Pontiac Grand Prix was struck by a black Ford F-150 pickup truck speeding south in the wrong direction.