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2 Killed, 2 Injured In Deadly Car Crash By Franklin High School In Elk Grove

2 Killed, 2 Injured In Deadly Car Crash By Franklin High School In Elk Grove

Two people were killed and two others were severely injured in a deadly car crash by Franklin High School. The accident occurred at 4:45 AM this Monday morning. For reasons unknown, the driver veered off Whitelock Parkway and crashed into a tree. It is an ongoing investigation.

First responders were called to Whitelock Parkway and Franklin Road, where they found the car wreckage. Whitelock Parkway was closed during the early morning hours, between Franklin High School and Bellaterra Drive, as authorities investigated the accident.

What Happened?

According to the Elk Grove Police, a 2004 Toyota Camry collided with a tree. The collision caused the car to split down the middle upon impact. The crash caused two of the four passengers to be ejected from the vehicle. One of the passengers died from their injuries. The second was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive. The two remaining passengers had to be extricated by firefighters. One of them died on the scene. The other was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and for emergency surgery.

Crash victim Naiomi Brown
Crash victim Amara Bush

The Sacramento County Coroner has identified the deceased as Naiomi Brown and Amara Bush. Brianna Moreno was injured but is expected to survive.

Crash survivor Brianna Moreno

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The Elk Grove Unified School District is offering counseling for students and staff. Xanthi Soriano, Director of Communications for EGUSD, spoke with words of sympathy and support for the deceased.

“This was a tragic and fatal event, and we hope to offer solace at this time. As more information unfolds, we will respond by providing whatever support is needed.”

Xanthi Soriano, Director of Communications EGUSD

All of us at the Elk Grove Tribune send our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the deceased. We also send our heartfelt prayers to the surviving victims of this tragic accident.


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