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Officials ID 2 Passengers Killed in Weekend Crash in La Jolla

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The Medical Examiner's office has identified two passengers killed in an overnight crash Sunday in La Jolla.

The crash happened at 3:16 a.m. on 1000 Torrey Pines Road, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Jaden Rowley, 22, and Matthew Singleton Cate Jr., 19, were passengers in a Nissan Altima when it crashed while speeding on Girard Avenue near Pearl Street.

The 26-year-old man driving the Altima made a left turn onto Girard, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a palm tree. Rowley and Cate were pronounced dead at the scene, SDPD said.

The injured driver was taken to a hospital and was held on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to SDPD.

No other information was available.

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