MEAD VALLEY ( — An Inland Empire man was set to marry the love of his life, but now his family is having to plan his funeral after he became the victim of a hit-and-run.

“I didn’t know what to do. What to say. I just started crying,” said Maritza Martinez, the victim’s fiancée.

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At Jesus Garcia’s bedside, Martinez says she knew those moments with him would likely be her last.

“He was there but I kept on calling him. Talking to him and saying, ‘Baby, I am here,’ you know. And he wouldn’t answer me,” she said.

Garcia was hit while riding his motorcycle in Mead Valley west of the 215 Freeway.

Investigators say a driver slammed into him at the intersection of Cajalco Road and Brown Street and kept going.

“To leave somebody that has a full life ahead of them, somebody that’s loved by so many people, and you’re just going to leave them there, lying on the floor like a dead animal,” she said.

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Garcia succumbed to his head injuries last week.

His fiancée says she’s now holding onto her last moments with him.

“He kept telling me, ‘Baby, I love you. Baby, I love you,’ ” she said. “And I said, ‘I love you, too.’ And he kept tickling me and making me laugh.”

Tuesday marks a week since Garcia’s heart stopped pumping, Martinez said.

“A week that I have seen him. A week that I haven’t heard his voice. That he hugged me. That he told me he loved me. I have not heard that in two weeks,” she said.

There are few leads and few witnesses in the case as cameras in the area were not recording at the time.

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Investigators said they’re searching for a yellow truck that the California Highway Patrol says likely sustained front-end damage.