By Anthony Alaniz
Two North High School students and a 20-year-old man were killed in a car accident Monday morning. The car accident occurred on Highway 101 near Santa Barbara.
Danielle Murillo and Jessica Leffew, both 17, were seniors at North High School. Brian Adonay Lopez, Jessica’s boyfriend and from Los Angeles was also killed.
The three were traveling southbound on the highway in a red Mazda 2005 when the vehicle veered right for unknown reasons and crashed into the guardrail, according to the report from the California Highway Patrol. The car then flipped onto its roof before coming to rest in the middle of the freeway. The accident happened around 12:45 a.m.
Moments after the Mazda came to a rest, a white 2013 Ford Mustang smashed into the car.
Erick Hoel August, a 20-year-old male from Los Angeles, was driving the Mazda suffered major injuries and reportedly was listed in critical condition. He was Danielle’s boyfriend.
Kimberly Ann Kries of Santa Barbara was driving the Mustang and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
The crash is under investigation.
Source: Daily Breeze
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