3 Sisters, Including Oceanside High School Student, Killed in Crash in Idaho

The three sisters and a fourth passenger were killed in a crash on a highway about 35 miles west of Boise, Idaho

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An Oceanside High School sophomore, two of her older sisters, and a fourth passenger were killed last weekend in a crash near Boise, Idaho, the school's principal confirmed in a letter to students Wednesday.

Oceanside High School Principal Kenneth Wright said Priscila Rojas-Carrasco, a 10th grader at the school located in San Diego's North County, was killed in the crash. She was 16 years old. Priscila's older sisters, Melissa Rojas-Carrasco, 26, and Jasmin Rojas-Carrasco, 22, were also killed in the crash.

Idaho officials confirmed the identity of the fourth passenger as Juan Pablo Farias, 22, of Vacaville, California. Idaho State Police said the May 29 crash involved two cars on Highway 95 near Marsing, about 35 miles west of Boise.

"There are no words to describe this tragic loss," Wright wrote, in part, in his letter to Oceanside High School students now mourning the sudden loss of their classmate.

Priscila Rojas-Carrasco was an advanced placement student at OHS, according to Wright. Both of her sisters graduated from OHS -- Melissa Rojas-Carrasco in 2013 and Jasmin Rojas-Carrasco in 2017.

Wright said the district's Crisis Response Team will be on the campus throughout the week to support students and staff.

Idaho State Police are still investigating the crash. The agency said the Honda Civic carrying the sisters was traveling northbound on Highway 95 when it collided with a southbound GMC Sierra pickup truck.

Two adults and a 16-year-old in the pickup truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. Two were air-lifted to area hospitals and a third was taken via ambulance.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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