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Timeline: Fatal Chatsworth Street Racing Crash Claims Two Lives

Two men were killed, another was left in critical condition, after a car plowed into a crowd of spectators during an early morning street racing crash Thursday, Feb. 26. in Chatsworth.

Below is a timeline of the events that happened from the day of the fatal crash to when two men were charged in connection with the men's deaths. 

Feb. 26: Two spectators, including Wilson Thomas Wong, 50, of Torrance, were killed and another was in critical condition after they were hit in a street racing crash during the early morning hours in Los Angeles

Feb. 26: Police seek public’s help to find 21-year-old man suspected of driving Ford Mustang that veered out of control during street race.

Feb. 28: Henry Michael Gevorgyan, 21, turns himself in at the LAPD Central Division station, Capt. John McMahon of the San Fernando Valley Traffic Division tweets. He is arrested and held on $2 million bail at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Jail in Van Nuys.

March 2: Eric Siguenza, a 26-year-old Los Angeles resident, was identified as the second person killed in the crash.

March 3: Henry Michael Gevorgyan pleads not guilty to murder charges and other charges in connection with the deaths of Eric Siguenza, 26, of Los Angeles, and Wilson Thomas Wong, 50, of Torrance.

March 3: Irael Valenzuela, 38, second person to be arrested in connection with the deadly crash.

March 5: Valenzuela was charged with two counts of murder and one count of engaging in a motor vehicle speed contest in connection with the fatal crash.

Both men face 33 years in prison if convicted.

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