3 killed in crash on Highway 24 in Orinda

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ORINDA (KRON) – Three people were killed in a crash early Saturday morning on westbound Highway 24 in Orinda, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Around 3:07 a.m. officials say they were informed of a car that went off the road near Camino Pablo.

When first responders arrived on the scene, the three men inside the car were unresponsive.

Authorities say the red 2009 Nissan Versa crashed head-on into a tree.

The three men were pronounced dead on the scene.

The two passengers were identified as a 31-year-old man from Oakland and a 22-year-old man from Hayward. The driver has not yet been identified.

Wet weather is believed to have been a factor in the accident, however, authorities continue to investigate at this time.

If you witnessed the accident or have any information, you are asked to contact the CHP in Martinez at (925) 646-4980.

The CHP reminds drivers to take it slow on the wet roads.

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