Three 13-year-old girls killed by hit-and-run while trick-or-treating in California
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Police were searching Halloween night for two men who fled after their SUV struck and killed three 13-year-old girls – two of whom were twins – who were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, Calif., Friday, KTLA.com reported.
KTLA said the vehicle was located about two hours after the crash.
The girls were struck in the 1400 block of Fairhaven Street in Santa Ana around 6:45 p.m. Friday, Orange County Fire Authority said.
All three were dead when police arrived, Santa Ana Police Department Capt. Anthony Bertagna said.
They were all 13 years old and two were twin sisters, OCFA Capt. Steve Concialdi said.
The vehicle involved was found about 800 yards from the crash near a strip mall, Bertagna said.
It appeared to be a Honda CRV.
A witness said two men, a driver and passenger, fled the area.
Although the National Weather Service predicted rain in the area Halloween night, it had not rained prior to the crash.