LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in suburban Los Angeles say they’ve made multiple arrests in the hit-and-run
deaths of three teenage girls who were trick-or-treating on Halloween, but few other details have been
evening’s crash, which claimed the lives of 13-year-old twins and a 13-year-old friend at a crosswalk. A
damaged black Honda SUV was found a short distance from where the collision occurred.
Santa Ana police said officers made the arrests Sunday, but declined to provide an exact number of
arrests or other details ahead of a news conference scheduled for Monday.
A witness told the Los Angeles Times the girls were wearing costumes with black leggings and dark
clothing when they were hit.
Two of the girls were declared dead immediately, and a third died as paramedics prepared to take her to a
hospital, Orange County fire Capt. Steve Concialdi said.
The twin sisters were Lexi and Lexandra Perez, and the third victim was Andrea Gonzalez, the Orange
County Sheriff’s Department said.
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