On Saturday, May 28, 2022, in broad daylight in Stockton, CA, Dominic Lopez-Toney’s motorcycle was hit by a semi-truck. Dominic was riding home when the truck, which was driving on the same side of the road as Dominic, attempted an illegal U-turn and struck him.
He was killed on impact.
Dominic was a medical student performing his rotations at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton. A tenacious worker, he was Bay Area-bred and passionate about sharing STEM education to underserved youth. He also loved to snowboard and fish. He believed that his purpose was to heal others through medicine, and his love reciprocated in abundance among his family and the many diverse communities he engaged with.