Veteran's New Year's Eve Facebook Post Goes Viral After He Dies

The 31-year-old former Marine was killed by an alleged drunk driver.

— -- A message of hope for the upcoming year turned tragic when a former Marine was killed by an alleged drunk driver on New Year’s Eve. The victim’s uplifting Facebook post went viral after the news of his death spread.

“Anything can happen in 1 day,” 31-year-old Matthew DeRemer shared Thursday morning on Facebook. “And I really don't know where I'll end up tonight, but I do know where I windup is where I'm meant to be."

He was killed while riding his motorcycle in his home of Seminole, Florida, just before 8 p.m. on Dec. 31.