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Santa Ana Police Make Arrests Connected To Fatal Halloween Hit And Run

Helen Carefoot |
November 2, 2014 | 4:19 p.m. PST

Web Producer

Santa Ana police arrested several suspects in connection to a fatal hit and run that killed three teenage trick or treaters on Halloween night. 

Officers made the arrests at 11:30 am Sunday, police spokesman Cpl. Anthony Bertagna told the Los Angeles Times. More details will be released at a press conference on Monday.

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Twin sisters Lexia and Lexandra Perez, 13, were trick or treating with Andrea Gonzalez, also 13, when they were hit by a driver in a Honda SUV while in a crosswalk infront of Fairhaven Elementary School, police said.

All three teenagers were declared dead at the scene. The driver and passenger fled the scene.

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