PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — The California Highway Patrol and the Del Oro High School Parents Club has identified the two teens involved in a double fatal car crash that took place on July 21 along State Route 193 near Newcastle.
Colin Crocker, 18, of Lincoln was the driver involved in the crash and Evan Parker, 16, of Loomis was the passenger, according CHP and the parents club.
According to CHP reports, Crocker was driving east on SR-193 when he lost control of the 2010 Mini Cooper and crashed near Dutch Court, about three miles west of Newcastle.
The crash caused the car to ignite and was completely burned, killing both teens, according to CHP.
On Tuesday, Placer Union High School District, on behalf of Del Oro High School released a statement about the crash that killed the teens.
“Del Oro High School, along with the entire Placer Union High School District, is mourning the loss of two students as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, July 21, 2022,” wrote in their statement. “Such tragedies, especially when they involve young people, are very difficult to process. Support resources have been provided to our students and staff and will continue upon the resumption of school.”