16-year-old dies in San Jose crash, others injured

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — A teenager who died in a crash in San Jose earlier this week has been identified, authorities said.

The boy was identified as 16-year-old Daniel Hernandez, the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office confirmed.

Thee additional teenagers were hospitalized from the crash that occurred Tuesday night around 10 p.m.

Two passengers suffered life-threatening injuries as of Wednesday morning, officials said.

San Jose police said the driver was speeding south on Gurdwara Avenue when the car crashed into a tree in the center median.

The car then flipped over into the northbound lane.

An update on the passenger’s conditions was not provided on Thursday.

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