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Car crash in Palm Desert kills two people

The Riverside County Coroner has released the identities of two people that were killed in a car crash early this morning.

52-year-old Gilberto Gomez of Indio and 17-year-old Oscar Juarez Barrios of Mecca were killed when two vehicles collided near Highway 111 and Fred Waring Drive in Palm Desert.

CAL FIRE officials said the two-car crash happened a little after 4:30 a.m. and involved three people.

The third victim suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating the crash. Stay with News Channel 3 for updates. 

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