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Drunk Driver In Fatal Lakeland Village Crash Wanted To Die, Sister Says

A selfish act costs an innocent his life, Trina Garcia said.

Trina Garcia wants no condolences for the loss of her brother because she can’t stop thinking about the man he killed.

“I am so mad at my brother,” Garcia, 42, said through angry tears. “It was so selfish.”

Both men died at the scene and Messermore’s passenger was injured.

Garcia admits she had not been close to her brother due to his alcoholism, which allegedly began after his 15-year-old son was killed in a crash five years ago.

“My nephew – also named William – died after he was practicing driving on a dirt road in Homeland. The car flipped and landed on him,” she said, explaining that the boy had his learner’s permit and the crash happened in the presence of his mother.

“My brother wanted to die after that. He got what he wanted. Good. But he killed someone else,” she said. “He was a drunk.”

Police have not ruled the crash a suicide.

Messermore’s ashes will be interred with his son at Elsinore Valley Cemetery, but there will be no service, Garcia said.

“I want nothing for him,” she continued, noting that she and one aunt are her brother’s sole survivors.

“I’m sorry I wasn’t closer to him, but I don’t know if there was anything I could have done,” she added.

Garcia said she has not cried over the loss of her brother but instead is haunted by what he did.

“When I tear up, I’m thinking about that 25-year-old. I am so sorry for his family.”

Meanwhile, the Camilli family is trying to raise funds for Mathew's children, who were reportedly at home waiting for their father's return from the market the night he was killed.

According to the website Go Fund Me, which is accepting online donations for the family, Mathew left behind a daughter Ashley, 4, a son Travis, 2, and his fiance, Brittany, according to a posting.

"This money is going to be used to pay for the funeral and help Brittany and the kids," the posting reads. "[Mathew] is loved by many people. Especially his twin brother Louis Camilli. Please help with anything you can. Every penny counts to this family."

TRINA GARCIA February 09, 2013 at 03:03 AM
MARSHALL !! I DO HURT VERY MUCH LOSSING MY BROTHER. YES MY HEART IS WITH MATHEW N HIS FAMILY !! U DIDNT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT MY BROTHER & HE HAS BEEN DRIVING ALL OVER ALL THE TIME PROB ALWAYS FOR MOST PART DRUNK !! REASON : HE DIDNT CARE !! THIS WAS NOT ON PURPOSE BUT IT WAS 4 SURE UNCALLED 4 & MY HEART IS HURTING ALL AROUND BUT MY HEART IS ACHING FOR ALL THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY THE LOSS OF THE INNOCENT ONE IN THIS CASE. I PRAY EVERYDAY MY BROTHER IS ACCEPTED IN HEAVEN TO BE WITH HIS SON AGAIN. THEY SAY GOD FORGIVES ALL HIS CHILDREN. I GUESS I WONT KNOW TIL I DIE MYSELF N SEE IF HES THERE. 4 MY NEPHEWS SAKE I DO HOPE SO !! THERS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE WAY IM FEELING AND HOW DARE U REFER TO MY BROTHER AS THE VICTIM IN THIS TRAGEDY !!
jennifer camilli February 09, 2013 at 03:52 PM
Look for me on FB Jennifer Marie Camilli
jennifer camilli February 09, 2013 at 03:57 PM
You have no idea what your talking about
TRINA GARCIA February 11, 2013 at 03:31 AM
IM TRYING....IF U DONT GET A FRIEND REQUEST PLEASE TRY TO FIND ME AS WELL. I MUST SPEEK TO U...XO XO XO
Patricia Smith March 02, 2013 at 02:55 AM
This is so sad, and affected more people that we could ever imagine, I'm in Farmington NM,, but my son left back in September to serve a mission.....happy moments for us as he was call to serve in riverside mission, and from there to Lake Elsinore, with the blessing that he will be protected, never imagine that he will had to lived an experience like this, (he is just 19) and he was the first at scene to help ( he is always like that ) he got the friend out of the car, and the thing that bothers him the most was how the friend was so worry that he could got catch for drinking...and not worry that his friend just die, the lack of respect for human life bothers him the most, the sad moment that when he open the door of a young dad just going to the store for milk for his kids now was dead, and there was nothing that he could do, he was just trying to help and he was helpless, he is a strong boy, but this scenario really bothers him, and how fragile life is, I'm sorry that two kids will grow with out a dad, I'm sorry that my son had to be a witness of the accident, I'm sorry that Trina is left with out a brother ( you are mad now, but you must had love him ) alcohol is a sad reality in our society it makes people that we love, not who they really are, they are better than that, they are just sick, and yes we need to help them but sometimes they don't want to be helped, it doesn't mean that we don't love them...I'm sorry for everyone's lost, and for Matt's wife, I'm really sorry.

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