Teens Killed in Solo-Vehicle San Marcos Crash Identified
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. (April 6, 2021) — Hugo Alfredo Ramirez Ramirez, 19, and a 17-year-old boy, both died when a car they were riding in crashed into a ravine in the 28000 block of Lawrence Welk Court in San Marcos.
The San Diego Medical Examiner identified both victims on their website.
The Vista teens were riding in a car driven by Ramirez that crashed about 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 1st. Also, the sedan was found about 3:26 a.m. on April 2nd.
Police believe the 2016 Toyota Scion was traveling eastbound on Lawrence Welk Court at a high rate of speed. As it approached the intersection at Lawrence Welk Drive, the car veered off the roadway before it crashed in this rural area of unincorporated Escondido.
Additionally, the sedan traveled several hundred feet down a steep ravine, according to the coroner report.
Meanwhile, by the time paramedics were able to reach the vehicle, both Hugo Ramirez and his front passenger had died from their injuries.
Investigators continue to work on the case and a report will be released to family members .
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of these young people as they cope with this tragedy. Johnson Attorneys Group is a proud, longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Our law firm does not represent any of the parties mentioned above; nor is it our intent to represent any of the parties. If you have legal questions or would like to contribute to this story, please contact us.
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