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UPDATE: San Marcos Police Identify Driver In Fiery Crash That Left 2 Dead

Updated: Wednesday, July 2 2014, 03:57 PM CDT

UPDATE: The driver killed in a fiery crash after he fled from San Marcos police on June 23 has been identified as 39-year-old Fabian Dionicio Hernandez, of San Marcos.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Watch police dash cam video of the crash: http://bit.ly/1lTNaiZ

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ORIGINAL STORY: 

Two people were killed early Monday morning in San Marcos after a driver attempted to flee a traffic stop, police say.

The fatal crash happened at around 3 a.m. at the intersection of Cheatham and Rio Vista streets just west of I-35.

Investigators say officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a motorist suspected of impaired driving but he fled at a high rate of speed in the Rio Vista neighborhood, a residential area with numerous homes.

Police say the driver failed to negotiate the roundabout at the intersection of Cheatham and Rio Vista and struck the landscaping in the center -- causing the vehicle to burst into flames.

Both the driver and passenger -- identified as Charles Lee Crayton, 43, of San Marcos -- were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver has not yet been identified.

San Marcos police say the investigation is ongoing.

We will update this story as we learn more.

UPDATE: San Marcos Police Identify Driver In Fiery Crash That Left 2 Dead


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