The sufferer within the deadly automobile crash with Little Women: Atlanta‘s Melissa Hanbad was a member of the United States Coast Guard who was on his method to decide up his spouse.
Early Sunday morning, Hanbad — who appeared in a couple of episodes of season 2 of the Lifetime actuality sequence — was allegedly driving westbound on the I-264 within the eastbound lanes when her 2011 Cadillac struck Daniel Dill’s 2009 Mazda head on. Dill was transported to Virginia Beach General Hospital, the place he died of his accidents Sunday. He was 29.
Dill’s sister, Kelly Vazquez, tells PEOPLE that he served within the USCG as an Information Systems Technician 2nd Clbad and had been a member of the Coast Guard since graduating from Kingsway Regional High School.
“Daniel was well-liked by his coworkers and commanding officers. He was goofy and funny and always up for a laugh,” Vazquez says. “He loved spending time with his family, especially his wife and dogs.”
After commencement from the Coast Guard, Dill was stationed in Portsmouth, Virginia, the place he met his spouse, Natalia, whom he married Oct. 15, 2010.
On Saturday, Vazquez says Natalia was out celebrating her birthday with buddies, and Dill organized to choose his spouse up later in order that “she didn’t drink and drive.”
While Dill was en path to get Natalia, his automobile was struck by Hanbad’s automobile. After the crash, Hanbad, 25, was charged and arrested with DUI/maiming and driving the unsuitable method. Hanbad’s “blood alcohol content tested at 0.112 percent two hours after the crash,” authorities informed CBS News.
“He was the type of man who would do anything and everything to help others,” Vazquez addsof her late brother. ” Just not too long ago he had returned from Puerto Rico the place he was aiding with the hurricane reduction efforts.”
Dill might be buried with army honors on Saturday, CBS studies.