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Police Pursuit Traffic Accident Victims Identified

Published on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 | 3:27 pm
 

Pasadena police have identified two victims in a fatal traffic accident Tuesday caused by suspects fleeing an attempted traffic stop.

As a result of the collision, Tracey Ong Tan, 26, a Glendale resident, and an 11-year-old child, a Daly City resident, died at the scene.

Three other occupants of the minivan which was struck by the suspects’ car were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and identified as Kenric Ng, 49; Irene Ng, 52; and a 16 year old female, all residing in Daly City, Calif.

Police said the accident occurred after a Tuesday morning shooting resulted in police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents conducting anti-gang operations in Pasadena.

A Pasadena Police gang investigator who was partnered with an FBI agent saw a silver Dodge Durango commit a traffic violation in the area of Claremont Street and Marengo Avenue.

The officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop; however, they say the driver, identified as Darryl Williams, 22, a Pasadena resident, failed to yield.

The officers initiated a vehicle pursuit, as Williams continued to evade, police say.

As suspect Williams approached the intersection of Marengo Avenue and Maple Street, he failed to stop for a red light and his vehicle collided with the victims’ minivan turning onto Maple Street.

After the accident, Williams along with three other suspects in his car - Brittany Washington, 21, a Los Angeles resident;  Demauria Hannah, 22, a Pasadena resident; and Jada Mays, 18, Pasadena resident – were arrested and charged with murder, police say.

All suspects sustained moderate injuries from the collision and currently remain in police custody.

During the pursuit, one of the occupants discarded a loaded handgun that was later recovered by Pasadena Police officers.

At this time, the Pasadena Police Department’s traffic fatality investigators and homicide detectives are continuing their investigation.

 

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