Update: Chloe Gordon pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter, according to the San Diego County District Attorney's Office.
A San Diego man killed on Interstate 15 in Carmel Mountain Ranch held down three jobs to help pay for his mother's funeral, a friend told NBC 7.
Chi Ho Michael Lee, 42, died from blunt force injuries he suffered in the crash Monday around 12:30 a.m.
"Humble and genuine. Mike is the guy you go to if you need something. Even if you don't need anything, he's there," close friend and coworker Tyler De Los Reyes told NBC 7.
Reyes said Lee got him started in the security business and was his mentor. He has a photo of the two working the Comic-Con convention together 10 years ago.
Lee was an account manager for Elite Security, a security supervisor at the San Diego Convention Center and recently took a third job after his mother's death.
He was trying to raise money to pay for transporting her body from New Jersey to San Diego so that she might be buried with his father.
While Lee was a hard worker, Reyes said his true passion was his wife Tracey and their three children.
"For his family it is a devastating loss," Reyes said. "He is the backbone of his family."
Lee was killed after his black Audi collided with a red Ford Explorer.
CHP investigators said the driver, Chloe Gordon had collided into the center divide driving southbound on Interstate 15. Her vehicle rolled into the path of Lee's Audi.
Gordon was taken to the hospital for treatment of major injuries. She will face charges in connection with this accident.
CHP told NBC 7 Monday, slick roads because of the rain may have contributed to the crash.