A 25-year-old man and 19-year-old woman died when the Lamborghini they were riding in crashed into an SUV, then struck a tree and caught fire near the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area in Encino Wednesday night.
The crash occurred at Burbank Boulevard and Hayvenhurst Avenue around 7:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department. One victim was identified as 19-year-old Luiza Vaagnovna Karakhanyan. The second person was identified later Thursday as Joel David White, 25, of Long Beach.
Both died at the scene.
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The sports car was eastbound on Burbank Boulevard at speeds over 100 mph when it struck an SUV, then slammed into a tree and caught fire, police said. The driver and passenger died at the scene.
The names of the victims were not disclosed. The driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries.