SAN DIEGO – The family of two sisters who were killed in a crash early Friday morning in Chula Vista spoke to 10News Sunday.
Twenty-seven-year-old Monica Moreno and her 20-year-old sister Veronica died shortly after 1:30 a.m. Friday on rain-slicked Interstate 805. The two girls were the only daughters of Ruben and Monica Moreno.
"I still can't believe it occurred,” cousin Jason Gutierrez said. “I still wake up thinking it's just a bad dream."
The two sisters had just celebrated Thanksgiving hours before the crash. Veronica’s truck initially rolled and crashed into a guardrail. The girls survived that crash, exited the truck and hugged. However, that is when they were struck by a car.
Veronica's boyfriend Kyle saw the sisters last. He said the last thing she ever texted him was, "I love you."
"The last messages that she sent was 1:22 a.m.,” Kyle Dickey told 10News. “And I sent that, and she read that, and I just never got anything back."
Monica's car is still sitting in her family's driveway. She decorated their Christmas tree a few hours before she died.
"They never went anywhere without being together,” aunt Cecilia Rich said. “Everything they did, they did it together."
Veronica served in the Air Force and was just a few weeks away from becoming a San Diego County Sheriff's deputy.