Update to Fatal Crash in Burke

Victims’ Identities Released

Next of kin has been notified and the driver killed in this fatal crash has been identified as Cristian G Dominguez of Burke. The front-seat passenger who was killed has been identified as Cristian A Merino, also of Burke. Crash Reconstruction detectives continue their investigation. 

Fatal Crash in Burke

Police responded to the report of a single-vehicle crash on Burke Commons Road near Roberts Common Lane on Monday, March 14 at around 12:23 a.m. Officers located a silver Saturn sedan and found that there were three male occupants. The 25-year-old driver and the 28-year-old, front-seat passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. The 25-year-old, rear seat passenger did not require medical attention. Crash Reconstruction detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Initial indications are that The Saturn was travelling north on Burke Commons Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The Saturn slid off the shoulder and struck a tree on the passenger side. The driver and front-seat passenger were not wearing seat belts. The rear-seat passenger was wearing a seatbelt. Preliminary information suggests that speed and alcohol were factors in this crash. Next of kin has not yet been notified.

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