By Lexington Howe
Staff Writer 

O'Laughlin needs help to get to Oklahoma


Last updated 2/10/2021 at 4:26pm

Joel O’Laughlin

Village News/Courtesy photo

Joel O'Laughlin poses with his dog, Scooter, who has been O'Laughlin's faithful companion for six years.

Fallbrook resident Joel O'Laughlin lost his brother last year in an accident.

Last February, O'Laughlin's younger brother, Shawn O'Laughlin, died in a vehicle accident, and left behind the love of his life and three young daughters in Oklahoma.

O'Laughlin was devastated by the news.

"I was shocked when my mom got the phone call," O'Laughlin said. "I could tell by her face; I was like, what the hell happened, and mom didn't want to tell me."

O'Laughlin had called his brother the night before he died.

"The last couple words were 'I love you and I'll see you soon,' and then boom, this happen...

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