A driver was arrested after street racing between two vehicles in South San Francisco led to a crash that killed a 15-year-old earlier this week, police said Friday.
Officers responded around 8 p.m. Tuesday to a crash reported in the 1200 block of Hillside Boulevard and learned two vehicles were driving west and racing each other when one vehicle went out of control and struck a wall and tree, according to police.
The 15-year-old, a passenger in the car, died while a second passenger suffered major injuries. The driver, whose name wasn't immediately released, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with negligence.
The 15-year-old's name wasn't available from the San Mateo County coroner's office as of Friday afternoon.
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Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call South San Francisco police at (650) 877-8900.