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Three Teenaged Girls, Two of Them Twins, Out Trick-or-Treating were Killed In Hit and Run

November 1, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
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Police announced that three teenaged girls out trick-or-treating, two of them twins, were killed in a hit and run incident in California, on Friday.

All three girls, were 13, and were dressed in costume and carrying bags of candy in a residential area in Santa Ana.

Santa Ana Police, say the girls crossed the right of way at a crosswalk near an elementary school, a car, who witnesses say was speeding, struck all three girls and sped off.

The three girls were all declared dead at the scene, CNN affiliate KABC reported. Authorities have not identified them pending notification of next of kin.

Police are searching for two male suspects who fled on foot. Police say the vehicle, which is a Honda CRV, was found nearby.

“We do have a witness that followed the vehicle for a short period of time and eventually led us to where the vehicle is parked now,” Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas told KABC.

Halloween is one of the deadliest nights of the year because of the high number of drunken drivers and pedestrians on the road, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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