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19-Year-Old Passenger Killed In Santa Ana Crash

SANTA ANA (CBS) — A 19-year-old male was killed early Sunday when the car he was riding in went over an embankment before crashing into a tree, according to the Orange County coroner's officer.

The crash happened at about 1:45 a.m. on Santiago Canyon Road just north of Irvine Lake, according to the coroner's Office.

The victim, identified as Jorge Cisneros of Tustin, was a passenger in the vehicle that crashed when the driver lost control, officials said.

Cisneros was taken to Western Medical Center where he died hours later.

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