A Marine from Delta died this weekend in a car accident while he was on his way to his sister's graduation. David Abeyta graduated from Delta High School and was in the Marines Air Wing. He was only 20–years–old.
Abeyta joined the marines to develop leadership, courage, poise, and self confidence. He was regarded as an excellent student, and left for recruit training in July, 2003, and he was also a gray belt in the Marine Corps martial arts.
Abeyta was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints. The funeral for David Abeyta will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM, the location has yet to be determined.
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