Child, adults killed in Wheaton crash are identified

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A 4-year-old girl and two adults are dead after a three-vehicle crash in Wheaton.

Killed were Elizabeth Lemus, 4, and Salvador Lemus Ramos, 39, and Felipe Pineda, 50.

The crash happened around 9:45 p.m. Sunday at Georgia Avenue and Kayson Street.

According to Montgomery County police, a 2000 Nissan Sentra driven by Salvador Ramos was making a left turn from Kayson Street on to northbound Georgia Avenue when it was struck by a blue 2008 Volkswagen Passat and an orange 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, both of which were traveling south on Georgia Avenue.

All four occupants of the Nissan were ejected. Elizabeth Lemus and Salvador Ramos died at the scene. Pineda was taken to a hospital, where he died. The other passenger, Elba Pineda, 31, remains in serious condition.

The driver of the Volkswagon is identified as Shaka Wakefield, 25, of Wheaton.

The driver of the Camaro is identified as Audias Sanchez, 35, of Wheaton.

The collision remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers can remain anonymous.

smccabe@washingtonexaminer.com

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Scott McCabe

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