Firefighters worked for two hours early Sunday to extricate the bodies of two people from a “full-sized” speeding airborne truck that crashed into a Yorba Linda home.
There was no immediate word if alcohol or drugs were involved in the wild crash that also injured people in the home, and the injured may have included two children. However, injuries to the occupants of the home were described as minor.
The two victims — the lone occupants inside the truck — were later identified as Yorba Linda residents Danielle Velazquez, 40, and Donald Wall, 38, according to the coroner’s office.
Deputies were dispatched just before midnight Saturday to the 5600 block of Lakeview Avenue, where some people inside the residence suffered minor injuries, said Lt. Steve Gil of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
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It was not known how many of the reported six people inside the home were injured, Gil said. But some media reports indicated that two children and one adult suffered minor injuries.
The vehicle traveled through a vacant lot, went airborne and landed “upside down” on the roof of the home, Gil said.
Velazquez and Wall were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner’s office. No further details were available.
–City News Service