27-Year-Old Passenger Killed in Big-Rig Collision near Lt. John C. Helmick Roadside Rest Area

CORNING, CA (January 11, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, Rohit Rekhi was fatally struck in a semi-truck crash on Interstate 5.

The incident happened around 2:11 p.m, near the “Lt. John C. Helmick” Roadside Rest Area on December 24th.

According to reports, 30-year-old Sukhraj Aulkh was preparing to park a southbound 2017 Kenworth truck. For reasons unknown, a passenger inside the truck, Rekhi, jumped out of the moving vehicle and was run over by the rear wheels.

Paramedics arrived and pronounced 27-year-old Rekhi, of Woodland dead at the scene.

Following preliminary duties, police do not believe that DUI played a factor. Although, an active investigation is still currently underway.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Rohit Rekhi. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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