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Car Wash Fundraiser To Be Held For Families Of Halloween Hit-And-Run Victims

SANTA ANA ( — A fundraising car wash will held Saturday for families of the three girls killed by a hit-and-run driver on Halloween.

The fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fairhaven Elementary School in Santa Ana for Andrea Gonzales and twin sisters Lexandra and Lexi Perez.

The 13-year-olds were hit and killed while trick-or-treating last Friday.

A rosary for Andrea Gonzalez will be recited from 5-9 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Cathedral, with services scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church in Orange, according to a family spokesperson.

A wake for twin sisters Lexandra and Lexi Perez will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Funeraria del Angel, also known as MacDougal Mortuary, with services scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady Guadalupe in Santa Ana.

Supporters of the girls' families have set up GoFundMe accounts to help pay for memorial services. Donations have topped $44,000 for the Perez girls and more than $32,000 for Gonzales.

Jaquinn Bell
(credit: Santa Ana PD)

Authorities have charged 31-year-old Jaquinn Bell, of Orange, in the deaths of the teens. He is being held on $1 million bail on charges of gross negligent manslaughter and hit-and-run.

Bell was driving without a license and was drunk at the time of the accident, according to police.


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