Man, Woman Killed in Orange County Crash Identified

Police believe speeding was a factor in the crash

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    Authorities have identified a man and woman killed in a wreck in Anaheim late Sunday. Driver Hector Manzo, 23, and girlfriend Georgina Gallegos, 33, were killed when the vehicle struck two cars and slammed through a concrete wall into a family's backyard. Authorities are investigating what may have caused Manzo to lose control of the vehicle.

    Authorities have identified a man and woman who were killed when the speeding car they were in hit several parked vehicles, flipped over and landed in backyard.

    Driver Hector Manzo, 23, and girlfriend Georgina Gallegos, 33, were killed when the vehicle struck two cars and slammed through a concrete wall into a family's backyard. 

    "We just heard the impact," said one woman who lives in the area. "We weren't anywhere near it."

    Two Dead, One Critically Injured in Anaheim Crash

    [LA] Two Dead, One Critically Injured in Anaheim Crash
    A man and woman were killed and a teenage boy was critically injured in a crash in Anaheim late Sunday. Investigators believe the vehicle that the victims were in was speeding at the time of the crash. Jane Yamamoto reports live for Today in LA on Monday, March 10,2014.

    Authorities responded to the crash at East and South streets in Anaheim around 10 p.m. Sunday, officials said.

    Gallegos was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Manzo and 16-year-old boy were taken to UC Irvine Medical Center where the Manzo died, police said.

    The teen, Gallegos' son, was in stable condition Monday afternoon. 

    Skid marks at the scene led investigators to assume speed was a factor, but they don’t believe the car was drag racing at the time of the crash. It was unknown whether alcohol may have played a role in the wreck.

    The victims’ names were not released and the teenager was still in critical condition early Monday, officials said.

    A family sleeping inside the home where the car came to rest was unharmed.
     

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