Report: Battle Over Donation of Teen's Organs

The foster parents and relatives of two teens killed by a suspected drunken driver over the weekend may be heading to court to stop the donation of one of the dead boy's organs.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday that a man identified as the brother of Jason Spickerman, 16, was seeing a court order against the move. 

Spickerman, an Otay Ranch High School student, was declared brain dead following the Friday night wreck.  His brother, Daniel Spickerman, 18, of Chula Vista, and a third brother were in a Mitsubishi Galant when a GMC pickup slammed into them on Main Street and Brandywine Avenue in Chula Vista.

Rescue crews had to pry the boys out from the wreckage.

The driver of the pickup -- identified as Enrique Coronado, 31, of San Diego -- ran from the crash, but police soon arrested him.  He was booked into Chula Vista jail Saturday on $110,000 bail on suspicion of drunken driving, felony hit-and-run and driving without a license.

According to the Union-Tribune, the eldest of five brothers in the family, said he and other relatives met yesterday with Jason's foster parents and explained their objections to donating his organs. The foster parents initially said they understood and would respect their wishes, Balboa said, but hours later said they had decided to stay with their initial decision to donate Jason's organs.

The foster parents could not be reached for comment, the paper reported.

Read more on this story in the article, "Relatives don't want boy's organs donated."

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