Rancho Cucamonga fatal street-racing crash: 2nd suspect surrenders to police
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (KABC) —
The second suspect wanted in connection to a suspected street-racing crash in Rancho Cucamonga that resulted in the death of a 46-year-old Pomona man has surrendered to police.
Police said 22-year-old Jimmy Awolesi turned himself in Friday at the West Valley Detention Center.
Wednesday, two cars were involved in a crash at the intersection of Rochester Avenue and Jersey Boulevard. Witnesses said two black Ford Mustangs were racing down Rochester Avenue.
A silver Nissan Altima pulled into the intersection, when it was struck by one of the Mustangs. The driver, Pomona resident Julio C. Lopez, died at a local hospital.
A 16-year-old driver of one of the Mustangs stayed at the scene. He was later arrested.
The second driver, Awolesi, fled the scene. After his surrender, he was booked without incident.
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