CHP officers work to investigate a fatal crash on the Valencia offramp of the Northbound 5 Freeway that took the lives of two motorists Saturday Night. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Santa Clarita residents killed in freeway crash identified

Both adults killed in a fatal crash on Saturday night have been identified, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

Man Jae Hong, 76, and Kang Duk Hong, 72, of Santa Clarita died after their car struck a tree near the Valencia Boulevard offramp on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5, according to officials.

Both were declared dead on scene by first responders after the crash was reported around 6:11 p.m..

CHP officers work to investigate a fatal crash on the Valencia offramp of the Northbound 5 Freeway that took the lives of two motorists Saturday Night. Cory Rubin/The Signal

BREAKING: Two people dead following crash in Valencia

BREAKING: Two people died following a crash on Interstate 5 at the Valencia Boulevard off-ramp. Reporter Austin Dave is live at the scene of the investigation into their deaths.Read more here: https://signalscv.com/2018/05/fatal-crash-on-valencia-boulevard-offramp-kills-2/

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Signal on Saturday, May 12, 2018

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