Texas teens die in car crash after leaving graduation rehearsal

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Two Corpus Christi youngsters died in crash following leaving graduation rehearsal on Tuesday. 

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Two 18-year-old Corpus Christi college students died in a one-motor vehicle crash just days just before graduation. According to KRIS-Television set, police think avenue racing was a issue in the teens’ fatalities. 

Authorities informed the news station that the fatal crash took place at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday near Whataburger Field and killed Matthew Garcia and Marcello Saldua, each learners at W.B. Ray High Faculty. Two other college students inside the auto had been also hurt, the Television station noted. 

A spokeswoman for Corpus Christi ISD informed the media the learners ended up returning to the significant school just after obtaining attended a graduation rehearsal at the American Financial institution Middle. The school’s graduation is scheduled to choose put Friday afternoon.

The affliction of the two hospitalized college students is unfamiliar. 

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