An 18-year-old passenger died and one other younger man suffered main accidents when their automotive plummeted greater than 100 toes down an embankment after going off the aspect of Turnbull Canyon Highway in Hacienda Heights on Sunday afternoon, authorities mentioned.
Anthony Szeto of Hacienda Heights died on the scene of the 12:20 p.m. crash on Turnbull Canyon Highway, simply south of Skyline Drive, in accordance with California Freeway Patrol and Los Angeles County Division of Medical Examiner-Coroner officers. He turned 18 three days earlier than the crash.
He was using as a passenger in a 1992 Mazda Miata being pushed by one other 18-year-old Hacienda Heights man, the CHP mentioned in a written assertion.
The automotive was headed south at an unknown pace previous to the crash.
“(The driving force) misplaced management of the Mazda as he negotiated a left curve within the roadway after which struck a mud embankment,” the assertion mentioned. “The Mazda continued over the embankment after which rolled over because it descended the opposite aspect.”
Each the motive force and passenger have been trapped within the automotive, officers mentioned.
Paramedics pronounced Szeto lifeless on the scene, the CHP assertion mentioned. The driving force was taken to a trauma heart with main accidents.
Each the motive force and passenger have been sporting seat belts, officers added. DUI was not initially suspected.
Anybody with info can attain the CHP’s Santa Fe Springs-area workplace at 562-868-0503.