Pickup Truck Crashes into Tree on Willow Road in Lakeside Killing 2 Teenage Boys and Injuring 2 Others
LAKESIDE, CA (January 12, 2020) – Two teenage boys were killed and two other teens were injured following a car accident Saturday evening in Lakeside.
The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. on Willow Road, just east of Ashwood Street.
According to the CHP, a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado carrying four teens was speeding westbound on Willow Road. It then lost control, veered off the roadway and struck a tree.
As a result, the driver of the pickup truck died at the scene. The boy in the front passenger seat was rushed to Sharp Memorial Hospital with serious head injuries. He was on life support so that his organs can be donated. He was also declared dead.
Friends identified the teens as Justin Kyte and Isaac Culkin, both 16-years-old from El Cajon. Kyte was the one driving the pickup.
The two backseat passengers, a boy and a girl from Lakeside, were taken to the hospital to be treated for moderate injuries, according to CHP.
An investigation is ongoing.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of Justin Kyte and Isaac Culkin.
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