Surveillance Footage Shows Moments Before Deadly Crash

STOCKTON–

Surveillance video released only to FOX40 Monday from the Lincoln Center complex in Stockton reveals the final moments for 13-year-old Luis Longoria and 15-year-old Martel Zepeda.

But, it’s not the video friends and family were hoping to see.

“We have a right, as his parents, to see the surveillance video from the camera that points directly to the crash scene where our son and his friend were killed,” Longoria’s mother told FOX40 in an exclusive interview last week.

Since the crash, friends and family have been hoping to obtain video recorded on the Chevron cameras off of Benjamin Holt Drive and Pacific Avenue.

“We have questions about how this happened, exactly.”

In an ongoing CHP investigation, officers tell FOX40 that the department is trying to piece together exactly what happened.

“We are not going to release the video from Chevron until the investigation is over since it could hinder our investigation,” says CHP Officer James Smith.

According to the CHP, the two teens were in a stolen car. When officers spotted them driving it recklessly, they tried to pull them over.

When the driver did not stop, it turned in to a pursuit that ended when the car crashed in to the cement wall of the Rasputin Music store.

“We are just as commited to anyone on finding out exactly what happened,” Smith tells FOX40.

Once the investigation is over, Smith says CHP will release the video.

“It could take a few days, weeks, or months.”

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