Terri’nae Williams, Zakiya Thomas, and Dimitri Washington has been identified by authorities as the deceased in a tragic collision that occurred on August 25 in Walnut Creek. Ms. Williams, an 18-year-old Oakland, Ms. Thomas, an 18-year-old Antioch resident and Mr. Washington, a 47 year-old Oakland resident were riding in a Pontiac Grand Prix on Highway 680 in the vicinity of the North Main Street offramp. For reasons that have not been provided, the car collided with a tree which apparently caused the auto to catch fire. All three people died at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation although speed has been mentioned.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the deceased during this difficult time.

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