SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Harley Davidson of El Cajon, is hosting a benefit to help a local Marine, critically injured by a drunk driver on Saturday.
Gunnery Sergeant Dave Smith was hit, while riding his Harley Sunday.
The accused driver, a 21-year-old, had a blood alcohol level five times the legal limit.
This week, there's been an outpouring of community support for smith and his family, as he clings to life at Palomar Medical Center.
Now, Harley Davidson of El Cajon wants to help.
News 8's Jeff Zevely files this video report with details on Saturday's benefit.
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