Teens Charged After July 4 Crash That Killed Teacher

Gabriel Crispo
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Gabriel Crispo, who taught English as a second language at Pasadena City College, was killed when he was struck by a car as he jogged on a Huntington Drive median. His dog also died.

Two 17-year-old boys were charged at a Los Angeles courthouse on Tuesday with vehicular manslaughter in the death of a pedestrian who was struck on Huntington Drive in what authorities said was a race between the pair of young drivers on Independence Day.
The teens, who have been released to their families and await their next court date, were arrested shortly after the crash on Thursday, July 4, that killed a San Gabriel man and his dog while they were jogging at about 10:35 a.m. in the parkway median dividing Huntington, police said. The drivers allegedly were racing on westbound Huntington when they collided, with one vehicle careening onto the median and striking Gabriel Crispo, 49, a teacher at Pasadena City College. Continue reading “Teens Charged After July 4 Crash That Killed Teacher”