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Update: Victims Identified in Double Fatal Crash Near Round Mountain

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Nov 20 2012 12:06:25 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 20 2012 01:00:00 PM CST
ROUND MOUNTAIN, Calif. -

The CHP has identified the victims of Monday's crash on Highway 299 that left two people dead and a third person critically injured.

According to the CHP, the driver Jessica Noel Kresge, 20 of Alturas, was killed.  A back seat passenger Wesley Bruce Williams, 15, was also killed.

Friends Speak About the Victims of Highway 299 Tragedy

Bradley Austin Kresge, 16, a passenger in the front-seat, was critically injured and taken to Mercy Medical Center.

The CHP said speed and damp roads played a role in the crash.

Investigators said the 2005 Kia Rio went off road and hit a tree along Highway 299.