SAN DIEGO, CA – The two drivers that were killed in an accident that injured eight others in Linda Vista on Friday have been identified by authorities.
According to KUSI News, a 17-year-old was driving his 2010 Toyota Camry at a high rate of speed when he sideswiped a 2008 Nissan Altima in the 2700 block of Genesee Avenue at about 11 p.m. The Toyota then struck a 2020 Mazda 3 going the other direction.
The Toyota’s driver was pronounced dead at an area hospital and has been identified as Marc Anthony George III. All three passengers in the Toyota were injured, two seriously.
The 21-year-old driver of the Mazda also died. She has been identified as Haley Kaede Takama. Her two passengers were seriously injured, as well.
The three occupants of the Nissan sustained minor injuries.
George and the Nissan’s driver had been racing prior to George losing control.
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