2 victims in deadly Escondido crash ID’d

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Two people who died as a result of a crash in Escondido were identified Tuesday.

Eighty-one-year-old Lauro Ordonez of Lemon Grove died early Tuesday, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office. His passenger, 80-year-old Rita Pulido Quintero of Escondido, died moments after the crash.

Authorities say their car was driving down Del Lago Boulevard Monday afternoon when they were hit by a sedan that ran a red light while exiting the freeway.

Two others were injured in the crash. Their conditions were not known.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Most Popular Stories

Latest News

More News