SAN DIEGO, CA – The two teenage boys discovered dead in a crashed vehicle down an embankment in the Deer Springs area have been identified.
According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, the 19-year-old driver was Hugo Ramirez of Vista. His front-seat passenger was a 17-year-old Vista boy.
The teenagers were inside a vehicle that went down an embankment near Lawrence Welk Court in a rural area of Escondido at a high speed sometime before midnight on April 2. The car was found several hundred feet down the side of the embankment.
Both victims were found already dead when authorities arrived.
The causes behind the accident remain a mystery.
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