Carlsbad Woman Among Dead In LA Corvette Crash
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A Carlsbad woman has been identified as one of four young adults killed in a speeding Corvette near Cal State Northridge, in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County coroners officials said on Saturday.Danielle Wolf, a 22-year-old CSUN senior, was thrown from the speeding sports car on a slight curve not far from the campus and her sorority house. The driver, Kristin Marie Norris, 22, was a recent CSUN graduate and also a sorority member.Wolf and two men were thrown from the car. Norris's body was found still strapped in the wreckage of her Corvette, a coroner's investigator said late Friday. The crash near Hayvenhurst Avenue was reported at 12:05 a.m. Thursday.The Daily Sundial, the CSUN student newspaper and website, reported that Wolf and Norris were CSUN students or alumna, and that both women were active in the Greek community at the school. The newspaper quoted an e-mail from Wolfe's family in Carlsbad."Our daughter, Danielle Wolf, loved her college years at CSUN, especially the time she spent in her sorority Alpha Phi, the friends she made, and the memories that she'll always have with her. We know that Danielle cherished each and every one of her CSUN friends and we thank you for supporting her during her college experience. Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the other victims involved in this tragedy, and we will continue to support each other through this time of mutual loss."Wolf was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority, and Norris was a member of the Tri Delta sorority, the Daily Sundial reported.The coroner's office identified the two men killed in the crash as Jorge Nunez Jr., 28, of Sylmar, and Jossue D. Colato, 23, of Pacoima.It's not known if alcohol or drugs factored into the crash.There was no indication if the driver of the 2007 Chevrolet Corvette was racing, or another vehicle was involved, police said.The car was traveling eastbound on Roscoe Boulevard when it crashed into a metal guardrail and skidded across railroad tracks, coming to rest upside down, Los Angeles police Lt. John Romero said.The Corvette came to rest about 400 yards past the initial point of impact, police said late Friday.Plans have begun for a service next week on campus for both Wolf and Norris, the Daily Sundial reported.Traffic investigators with the LAPD were seeking witnesses to the crash, and asked anyone who saw the accident to call (818) 644-8115, (818) 644-8021 or (877) LAPD-24-7.Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS. Tipsters can also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (crimes on most keypads) and begin the message with the letters LAPD. Tipsters can also use LAPDOnline.org.