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Lakeside teens killed honored at candlelight vigil

Posted at 11:08 PM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 13:05:15-05

LAKESIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- Nearly 200 people turned out for a vigil in Lakeside honoring two teenagers killed in a car accident last weekend.

Isaac Culkin and Justin Kyte were killed on Saturday, Jan. 11 when the car they were riding in crashed into a tree. Two others in the car suffered moderate injuries, but survived.

Those closest to the boys gathered at the scene of the crash for a candlelight vigil, a moment of silence and prayer.

The teens' closest friends remembered them as hardworking, funny boys who loved to have fun offroading the desert.

CHP says Kyte was behind the wheel when he lost control of the car and hit a tree on Willow Road. Culkin was in the passenger seat. CHP says speed was a factor, but it is unclear if drugs or alcohol were involved.

Services for Culkin are scheduled Thursday, January 23rd. Information on Kyte's services have not been made public.

A GoFundMe is set up for one of the teens. If you'd like to donate, click here.