2 Killed When Car Falls Down Embankment In Hacienda Heights

HACIDENA HEIGHTS (CBS) — Coroner’s officials have identified two people who died when their SUV plunged 300 feet down an embankment in Hacienda Heights Saturday.

Fernando Valdes, 25, and Aaron Ham, 27, died when the vehicle they were in drove off Turnbull Canyon Road, Lt. Brian Elias of the L.A. County Coroner’s Office reported.

The accident occurred near Skyline Drive and was reported at 8:58 a.m. Saturday, California Highway Patrol Officer Francisco Villalobos said.

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